Wednesday, January 11, 2012
A nuclear scientist who is also a Chemical Engineering professor at a university in Tehran was killed on Wednesday after a magnetic bomb attached to his car exploded near Ketabi square in northern Tehran in an attack blamed at US and Israel.
“This terrorist act was carried out by agents of the Zionist regime (Israel) and by those who claim to be combating terrorism (the United States) with the aim of stopping our scientists from serving Iran,” Vice President Mohammad Reza Rahimi told state television.
However, he said, the attack would not stop Iran forging ahead with its peaceful nuclear program. “They should know that Iranian scientists are more determined than ever in striding towards Iran's progress.”.....