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Security forces arrest assassins of nuclear scientists

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, June 14, IRNA -- Security forces arrested assassins of nuclear scientists Majid Shahriari, Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan and Reza Qashqaei, Intelligence Ministry said in a statement on Thursday.

The criminals were arrested in various regions and through timely and blitz operation and are now under the arrest, it said.

According to the public relations department of Intelligence Ministry, the faithful security forces could successfully penetrate into terrorist networks of the Zionist regime.

The statement said that the security forces abide by their commitment to go ahead with their responsibility to get the terrorists and those who martyred the young scientists in cold-blood murder punished.

Iranian police had already made it clear that the terrorists were hired by Israeli spy network.

"Details of the arrest will be made public after lapse of security precaution."

Qashqaei was accompanying Ahmadi-Roshan on January 11, when an unknown motorcyclist attached a magnetic bomb to the scientist’s car near a college building of Allameh Tabatabai University in Tehran.

Ahmadi-Roshan was a chemical engineering graduate from prominent Sharif University of Technology and had served as the deputy director for marketing at Natanz Nuclear Facility.

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