Larijani blames Israel, US for death of Iran physicist

24.07.2011                      22.Tammus, 5771

Teheran:

Larijani blames Israel, US for death of Iran physicist

Iranian parliament speaker calls drive-by shooting a "terrorist US-Israeli action which targeted one of the elites of Iran," warns US officials to "think well about the consequences."

A senior Iranian official on Sunday blamed the United States and Israel for the assassination of an Iranian scientist, the semi-official Fars news agency reported.
Darioush Rezaie, 35, a university lecturer with a physics doctorate, was shot dead by a motorcyclist in Tehran on Saturday. The student news agency ISNA quoted an unnamed police official as saying Rezaie was a nuclear scientist but Deputy Interior Minister Safarali Baratlou said this was not certain….