Report: Iran to try 18 over nuclear assassinations

March 18, 2013 03:15

Tehran Prosecutor Abbas Ja'fari Dowlatabadi said on Sunday that 18 people will be tried over their involvement in the assassination of the country’s nuclear scientists, according to a report by Iranian Press TV.

Dowlatabadi also said that the Intelligence Ministry aided in rounding up the suspects.

The report also states that Iranian nuclear scientist Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan was killed on January 11, 2011 when a suspect attached a magnetic bomb to his car. Also mentioned are Dariush Rezaeinejad, Professor Majid Shahriari, and Professor Masoud Ali-Mohammadi as past assassination victims of "terror."

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