Iranian defense ministry confirms death of nuclear physicist

Iranian defense ministry confirms death of nuclear physicist
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  • calendar-gray 27 November 2020

The Iranian Defense Ministry has confirmed the death of Iranian nuclear physicist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh-Mahabad, who headed a research center under the ministry, APA reports.

"Today, terrorists attacked Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, head of the research and innovation center under the defense ministry," the ministry’s press service informed, adding that doctors were unable to save him.

The ministry added that the researcher’s security detail exchanged fire with the terrorists.

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