Report: Iran denies Darioush Rezaie was a nuclear scientist

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July 24, 2011 12:38

 
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Iran on Sunday denied that a man assassinated in his Tehran home on Saturday was a nuclear scientist, Al Jazeera reported quoting Iranian state television.

Despite earlier reports saying that Darioush Rezaie, 35, was a nuclear scientist, the country's state television said he was a masters student studying electronics at Khajeh University in Tehran and was working for the defense ministry, according to the al Jazeera report.

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