Gang linked to Iran n-scientists killings held

May 6th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS  

Tehran, May 6 (IANS) Iran has busted a drug gang linked to the killings of its nuclear scientists, authorities said Sunday.

Major drug smugglers linked to the assassination of nuclear scientists have been identified and arrested, Xinhua quoted Intelligence Minister Heidar Moslehi as saying.

Iran has accused Israel and the US of the killings. The West suspects Iran’s uranium programme is aimed at producing nuclear weapons. Tehran says its for peaceful uses only.

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