Iran Shuts Down Nuclear Assassination Cells (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Elad Benari 07/23/12)
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Iran has arrested some of those responsible for assassinations of its
nuclear scientists, state media reported on Sunday.
Intelligence Minister Heydar Moslehi said Iran had shut down two
networks inside and outside the country he said were involved in
training the killers, the Fars news agency reported.
At least four scientists associated with Iran´s disputed nuclear
program have been slain since 2010. A fifth, Fereydoun Abbasi Davani,
now the head of Iran´s Atomic Energy Organization, was wounded.
In the most recent case, a magnetic bomb attached to a car killed
nuclear scientist Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan in January.
Moslehi did not say how many people had been arrested, for which
killings they were allegedly responsible, where the networks were
operating or how they trained the assassins.
“They (the two networks) took steps not to leave any clues behind but
they were stricken by mistakes,” he said.
Reuters reported that Moslehi spoke at a ceremony marking the first
anniversary of the shooting death of Dariush Rezainejad, saying, “We
were able to arrest the main actors in this act of terrorism.”
Iran blamed the U.S., Britain and Israel for the killings of the five
scientists, but the U.S. and Britain denied involvement. Israel has
Earlier this month, Moslehi accused French and German intelligence
services of cooperating with the CIA to kill Iranian nuclear
In May, Iran hanged a man the regime alleges was an agent for the
Israeli Mossad and convicted of killing one of its nuclear scientists
in 2010. (IsraelNationalNews © 2011 07/23/12)
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