Iranian nuclear scientist killed in Tehran: report

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Posted: Jul 23, 2011 10:53 AM
Iranian nuclear scientist killed in Tehran: report

TEHRAN (Reuters) - An Iranian nuclear scientist was killed in the Iranian capital Tehran on Saturday, Iran's student news agency ISNA reported without giving his name.

"An Iranian nuclear scientist was assassinated in front of his house today ... and his wife was also wounded," it said. No other details were immediately available.

(Reporting by Parisa Hafezi, Writing by Maria Golovnina)