Terrorist blast in Iran: another nuclear scientist killed
An Iranian university professor and nuclear scientist was killed in a terrorist bomb blast in a Northern neighborhood in Tehran on Wednesday morning, Fars reported.
The magnetic bomb which was planted by an unknown motorcyclist under the car of Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan, a professor at Tehran's technical university, also wounded two other Iranian nationals in Seyed Khandan neighborhood in Northern Tehran.
Ahmadi Roshan was a director at Natanz uranium enrichment facility in Isfahan province. He was 32, and studied chemical engineering in Sharif University. He graduated in 2002.
No more details have been revealed about the blast.
Sharif University issued a statement expressing condolences to the Iranian people over the martyrdom of Roshan by elements of countries hostile to the Islamic Republic.
The blast took place on the second anniversary of the martyrdom of Majid Shahriari, a well-known Iranian nuclear scientist on January 11, 2010.
The today bombing method was similar to the 2010 terrorist bomb attacks against the then university professor, Fereidoun Abbassi Davani - who is now the head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization - and his colleague Majid Shahriari who were assassinated in separate terrorist bomb attacks here in Tehran with the latter killed immediately after the blast.
Another Iranian university professor and nuclear scientist, Massoud Ali Mohammadi, was also assassinated in a terrorist bomb attack in Tehran in January 2010.
Edited by: S. Isayev