An Iranian nuclear scientist long suspected by the West of masterminding a secret atomic weapons programme was assassinated near Tehran.
- Mohsen Fakhrizadeh reportedly died of injuries in hospital after armed assassins fired on his vehicle
- He has been described by Israel as a leader of a covert atomic bomb programme that was halted in 2003
- An Iranian military commander said that Iran would strike back against his killers
Mohsen Fakhrizadeh died of injuries in hospital after armed assassins…