Iran’s top nuclear scientist assassinated near Tehran

| November 27, 2020


Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, Iran’s most senior nuclear scientist

Iran’s most senior nuclear scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, has been assassinated near the capital Tehran, the country’s defense ministry has confirmed.

He died in a hospital after an attack in Absard, in Damavand county.

Western intelligence agencies believe Fakhrizadeh was behind a covert Iranian nuclear weapons program.

Happy trails.

Iran’s top nuclear scientist killed in apparent assassination, state media reports

By Tamara Qiblawi, Nick Paton Walsh, Ramin Mostaghim, Mostafa Salem and Ivana Kottasová

Iran’s top nuclear scientist was killed Friday in an alleged assassination that the country’s foreign minister linked to Israel.

Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, considered one of the masterminds of Iran’s controversial nuclear program, died after his car was apparently ambushed in a district east of Tehran. Photos from the scene showed the shattered windshield of a car, and blood on the road.
Iranian state media said the killing appeared to be an assassination. Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami was quoted by Iran’s semi-official news agency ISNA as saying Fakhrizadeh was targeted by gunfire and a Nissan vehicle explosion, before a firefight ensued.

Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif called the death “cowardice — with serious indications of Israeli role.”

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office declined to comment. Read the rest of the article here: CNN

Hat tip to our very own Ex-PH2 for the head’s up. Thanks, Ex.

Category: Foreign Policy, Guest Link, Iran

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  1. OWB says:

    Naw. Couldn’t be assassination. Had to be covid.

  2. Berliner says:

    He got the experimental Kim Jong Un Covid-19 vaccine shot. His security vehicle got the bigger dose.

  3. SFC D says:

    Insh’allah, bitch.

  4. OldSoldier54 says:

    YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY!!

    Mossad strikes , again?

  5. Sapper3307 says:

    Thank you team Bayonet or COVID?

  6. KoB says:

    Aloha snackbar! Hope you enjoy being one of the 72 Virgins in Paradise.

    The Fox News feeds on this have former oblowme people calling this a terrorist attack…on the terrorist. Wonder if we paid for the dead mofo’s education…you know, when we were educating all of the Shah’s people. Too bad they didn’t use a nuke to take the bastard out.

  7. Mason says:

    Couldn’t happen to a nicer guy.

  8. Graybeard says:

    Right now he’s going “Mohammed, you f’ing lied to me! We’re in Hell, you pedophile bhas’turd!”

    Too late.

  9. Anonymous says:

    Adios, mofo!

  10. Wireman611 says:

    Did somebody tell Hillary he had dirt on her?

  11. JTB says:

    Is this Bad…???

  12. Ex-PH2 says:

    How sad. How will the Norks continue with their nuclear energy for the people program?

  13. Roh-Dog says:

    Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, moistening the asphalt with whatever the fak waz in heez d’head.
    Next go ‘round of existence, presuming that’s a thing, *try* not being a dick, Pigfkker.

  14. Tallywhagger says:

    Gotta admire Mossad. They git’r’dun.

    A Thanksgiving blessing.

  15. Toxic Deplorable Racist SAH B Woodman says:

    FOR BEHOLD MY FIELD OF FUCKS, FOR IT IS BARREN, AND EMPTY, AND I HAVE NONE TO GIVE.

    IN’SHALLAH, ASSHOLE!

  16. Devtun says:

    Yeah, git’er done, and keep yer traps shut. Aloe Bathbar, and enjoy Helen Thomas in paradise sucka.

  17. Stacy0311 says:

    Barry, John Brennan and John Kerry are personally devastated and will attend the funeral.

  18. Mason says:

    Check out who thinks it was a bad idea. That’s right, (former) communist John Brennan.

    https://www.foxnews.com/politics/obama-cia-director-john-brennan-blasts-assassination-of-iranian-nuclear-scientist-offers-advice-to-iranian-le

    Who could believe that there would be a former CIA director who thinks it’s a bad idea to take out the guy trying to make nukes for Iran?

    • 5JC says:

      I found it sad that in 1980 you could join the CIA as a communist Egyptian deep mole but not the military.

    • rgr769 says:

      Watch out, Larsie boi will be here soon whining about what a “patriot” that treasonous lying secret muzzie bastard is.

  19. 26Limabeans says:

    Kill them in their own country.
    In plain sight for all to see.
    Keep doing it until they are all gone.

  20. Hack Stone says:

    When asked to comment, President Trump attributed it to workplace violence.

  21. Hondo says:

    Gee. This is . . . terrible news. Just terrible.

    (For the sarcasm-impaired: yes, the above was sarcasm.)

  22. NHSparky says:

    Next couple of months are going to be…interesting.

  23. Slow Joe says:

    This is horrible news.

    This means Israel believes Slo Joe and the Ho will be take power in JAN and Israel is trying to take care of all unfinished businesses before the change over, while Team Trump can still provide diplomatic and political cover.

  24. A Proud Infidel®™️ says:

    Happy Birthday and Aloha Snackbar!!!!

  25. Green Thumb says:

    Pop goes the weasel!

  26. RetiredDevilDoc8404 says:

    Buh-bye, goat f***er, good riddance. Now for the bad news, those 72 virgins? Yeah, they’re all perpetually PMSing, there’s no chocolate or wine in hell AND instead of man love Thursday you have to get boinked by the goats you messed with in life (they help run things in your branch of hell). AMF you waste of genetic material