- Assassination of top scientist called ‘father of atomic bomb program’ of Iran
- Mohsin Fakhrizadeh was killed in broad daylight in the capital Tehran on Friday
- Israeli intelligence agency Mossad is being held responsible for this murder.
Top scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, called the ‘father of the atomic bomb program’ of Iran, was killed in broad daylight in Tehran, the country’s capital on Friday. Israeli intelligence agency Mossad is being held responsible for this murder. The attackers fired on Mohsin’s car, killing him. War clouds are looming in West Asia with the assassination of a top Iranian scientist.
Meanwhile, Iran’s foreign minister has called it a fierce attack on Israel, calling it a terrorist act. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Jawad Zarif said on Twitter, “The terrorists killed a famous Iranian scientist today. This dastardly act reflects the desperation of the conspirators, with grave indications of Israel’s role. ‘ Israel refused to comment on the case amid Iranian allegations.
Trump planning to attack Iran’s nuclear sites
The assassination of the top Iranian scientist comes at a time when there have been reports that the US Donald Trump administration is planning an attack on Iran’s nuclear sites before Biden takes over. The Biden administration wants to rejoin a multilateral agreement with Iran over the nuclear program. The agreement was removed by Trump in 2018. The assassination comes at a time when the Israeli PM, the US Foreign Minister and the Prince of Saudi Arabia held a confidential meeting a few days ago.
Fakhrizadeh is said to have led Iran’s so-called nuclear weapons ‘Amad’ or ‘Hope’ program. The attack on Fakhrizadeh took place in the city of Absard. This area is about 50 miles from Tehran. Iranian news agency For News reported that eyewitnesses heard a loud bang and then fired heavily. It is visible in the viral video on social media that Fakhrizadeh’s car has been riddled with bullets.
Murder is important both in practical and symbolic terms
Blood was strewn all over the scene. It is being told that the attackers forcibly stopped their car and after that they attacked the Iranian scientists on the spot. According to For News, 3 to 4 people have died in this attack. No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack. The murder of the father of the Iranian nuclear weapons program is both practical and symbolic in terms of importance.
Mohsin Fakhrizadeh has been the target of US and Israeli intelligence agencies since 1989. Mohsin Fakhrizadeh’s nuclear bomb program ‘Amad’ was halted in the year 2003. Since then, Mohsin Fakhrizadeh has been looking at several other nuclear programs aimed at using common citizens. Meanwhile, the military advisor of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamani has said that we will avenge this assassination. He said that during the last days of Trump, Israel is engaged in provoking war with Iran.
‘Israel’s hand behind deadly attack on Iranian scientist’
Meanwhile, US intelligence officials told the New York Times that Israel is behind the deadly attack on the Iranian scientist. He said that it is not yet clear how much the US knew about this attack. The New York Times reported that the assassination was carried out by the infamous Israeli intelligence agency Mossad. Mossad has also previously killed four Iran nuclear scientists in the years 2010 and 2012.