An Iranian nuclear scientist was assassinated and killed. He is the head of the nuclear program of the Ministry of Defense.
November 28th Comprehensive report: On the 27th local time, the Iranian Ministry of Defense said that Muhsin Fakrizad, a senior Iranian nuclear physicist, was assassinated near the capital Tehran on the same day and died after unsuccessful rescue.
On the same day, Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif issued a statement on social media condemning this terrorist act and calling on the international community to resist such acts.
The head of the nuclear program of the Iraqi Ministry of Defense was attacked and killed.
A suspect was arrested.
According to reports, the Iranian Ministry of Defense said that on the 27th, the vehicle in Fakrizad was attacked by “armed terrorists”. The vehicle exploded while driving in the village of Abu Shad, 60 kilometers northeast of Tehran, and then a shooting occurred.
According to the report, Fakrizad is the head of the nuclear program of the Iranian Ministry of Defense. In the conflict between his security team and the “terrorists”, Fakrizad was seriously injured and sent to the hospital. Finally, he died after ineffective rescue.
According to Iranian state television, a “terrorist” has been arrested.
Iraqi Foreign Minister severely condemned
The Secretary-General of the United Nations calls on relevant countries to exercise restraint.
Zarif issued a statement on social media on the same day condemning this terrorist act and calling on the international community to resist such acts. He also said there were “serious signs” that Israel planned the attack, but he did not elaborate on it.
Israel declined to comment on this.
In addition, United Nations Secretary-General Guterres urged the relevant countries to exercise restraint on the same day.
A spokesman for Guterres said, “We have noticed reports that an Iranian nuclear scientist was assassinated near Tehran today. We urge restraint and must refrain from any action that could lead to an escalation of tension in the region.”
U.S. President Trump later retweeted Israeli journalist Jos Melman’s remarks on social media about the attack on Fakrizad. He called the attack a “major psychological blow to Iran”.