An Iranian nuclear physics scientist has been killed in a remote-controlled bomb attack in the Iranian capital, Tehran. Dr. Massoud Ali-Mohammadi, a lecturer at the Tehran University and a staunch supporter of the Islamic Revolution, was killed in booby-trapped motorbike blast on Tuesday.
The explosion took place near the professor's home in Qeytariyeh neighborhood, in northern Tehran. Iran's police and security bodies are investigating the terrorist case to identify those behind it.
Meanwhile, Tehran's Prosecutor Abbas Jafari-Dolatabadi confirmed the assassination of the university lecturer on Tuesday morning and said that he taught neutron nuclear physics at the University of Tehran.
"No suspect has been arrested yet," he told the Iranian Students News Agency. He added that Ali-Mohammadi was killed when a motorbike parked near his car exploded.