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Scene: Iranian students protested against the murder of scientists and burned the American and Israeli flag.

After the assassination of an Iranian nuclear scientist, authorities said that several people involved had been arrested.

Iranian students burned the flags of the United States and Israel. ( Photo Source: AFP)

November 29th Iranian students held a protest in the capital Tehran and burned American and Israeli flags at the scene to protest against the assassination of nuclear scientist Fahrizad.

According to the Times of Israel, Iranian students, who are members of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps paramilitary organization Basij, held protests outside the Iranian Foreign Ministry. Fahrizad is a senior official of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps of Iran.

Iranian students burned the flags of the United States and Israel. ( Source: Reuters)

In addition, small-scale protests have also taken place in many parts of Iran, including Mashhad and Qom. Photos released by the Iranian Student News Agency (ISNA) show that demonstrators are also burning American and Israeli flags.

Iran’s Tasnim News Agency reported that the Islamic Federation of Students’ Associations issued a statement calling for the expulsion of IAEA inspectors from Iran and condemning them as “spies”.

The student group also called for a boycott of negotiations with Western countries until the manipulating behind the scenes were tried, and called for a military response to the assassinations of Fakrizad and Suleimani.

Students of Iran’s Basij paramilitary force burn US and Israeli flags during a rally in front of the foreign ministry in Tehran, on November 28, 2020, to protest the killing of prominent nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh a day earlier near the capital. – Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani accused arch-foe Israel of acting as a “mercenary” for the US and seeking to create chaos, blaming it for the assassination of a top Iranian nuclear scientist. (Photo by ATTA KENARE / AFP)

On the afternoon of the 27th local time, Fahrizad, an important Iranian nuclear physicist, was assassinated near Tehran. Iran’s Supreme Leader Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei demanded punishment on the 28th for those who were associated with the killing of Fahrizad.

Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif said that there were “significant signs” that Israel’s affiliates were attacked in Fahrizad.

Israel declined to comment on the attack on Fahrizad. A spokesman for the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that Israel would not comment on the security of foreign missions.

Israeli media reported that after Iran threatened to retaliate, Israel’s embassies around the world were on high alert.

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