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Mohsen Fakhrizadeh: Iran vows to avenge scientist’s assassination

Iran has vowed to avenge the killing of its most senior nuclear scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, who was assassinated near Tehran on Friday.

Fakhrizadeh died in hospital after an attack in Absard, in Damavand county.

  • BBC

Hossein Dehghan, military advisor to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei vowed to “strike” the perpetrators like thunder.

Western intelligence agencies believe Fakhrizadeh was behind a covert Iranian nuclear weapons programme.

Iran insists its nuclear programme is for peaceful purposes.

The country’s Foreign…

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