Mourners attend the funeral of Masoud Ali Mohammadi, Iranian physics professor, in Tehran in January 2010.
State media carried a statement issued by the intelligence
ministry which said that "the network of spies and terrorists" were responsible
for the bomb attack that killed Masud Ali-Mohammadi, a professor of nuclear
physics at Tehran University, in January 2010.
There were no other details.
In November, two other nuclear scientists were killed in separate incidents. Days later, Iran said it had arrested a number of suspects with alleged links to British, U.S., and Israeli intelligence.
Iran says the assassinations were part of a plot to sabotage its nuclear program, which it says it entirely peaceful.
Western governments suspect Iran is secretly seeking to develop the capacity to produce nuclear weapons.
compiled from agency reports
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