Assassinated Iranian nuclear scientist shot with remote-controlled machine gun, news agency says
By Sara Mazloumsaki and Eliott C. McLaughlin, CNN
Updated 1252 GMT (2052 HKT) November 30, 2020
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(CNN)The Iranian nuclear scientist assassinated east of Tehran was shot by a remote-controlled machine gun operating out of another car, the semi-official Fars News Agency said Sunday.
With top Iranian officials blaming Israel, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei and others have promised revenge for the Friday killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, who was the country’s chief nuclear scientist.
There were conflicting accounts from Iranian news agencies about how the attack unfolded.