Another nuclear scientist in Iran is murdered in a terror attack:
Two separate explosions killed a nuclear scientist and injured another in the Iranian capital Monday morning, official news outlets reported. Both scholars' wives and a driver were also injured in the attacks, according to the news agencies. The slain scientist, Majid Shahriari, was a member of the nuclear engineering team at the Shahid Behesti university in Tehran, according to the official Islamic Republic News Agency, or IRNA... The assassins, riding motorcycles, tossed bombs at -- or attached them to -- vehicles of the two Shahid Behesti University professors as they drove with their spouses en route to work between 7 a.m. and 8 a.m."A Pulsar motorbike drove close to Dr. Shahriari's car and stuck a bomb on his car which after a few seconds exploded," Tehran police chief Hossein Sajednia was quoted as saying by the semi-official Fars news agency.
There is no indication of who is responsible, so caution is warranted. Another nuclear scientist was murdered by a terror attack last January. The first murdered scientist was a Green Movement supporter; but the more recent one was apparently a Basij. That's what makes an internal terrorist motive for both murders puzzling.
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