Top Iranian nuclear scientist assassinated in Tehran

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Top Iranian nuclear scientist assassinated in Tehran. Whisper Eye Reports

Top nuclear scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh-Mahavadi, was killed on Friday near Tehran, state media has reported.

Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif implied that Israel is behind the death. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office has not responded to CNN’s request for comment.

Fakhrizadeh was head of the research center of new technology in the elite Revolutionary Guards.

He was considered one of the masterminds of Iran’s controversial nuclear program.