Iranian nuclear physicist killed in blast (Lead)

January 12th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS  

Tehran, Jan 12 (IANS) An Iranian nuclear physicist was killed in a remote-controlled motorbike blast here Tuesday.
Massoud Ali-Mohammadi, a lecturer at the Tehran University and a staunch supporter of the Islamic Revolution, was killed in the booby-trapped bomb attack near his house in northern Tehran, Press TV reported.

Police were investigating the matter to identify the attacker.

Tehran’s Prosecutor Abbas Jafari-Dolatabadi said that Ali-Mohammadi was killed when a motorbike parked near his car exploded.

“No suspect has been arrested yet,” he was quoted as saying by the Iranian Students News Agency.

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