A senior Iranian nuclear physicist killed in terrorist attack

  Xinhua News Agency, Tehran, November 27 (Reporter Zheng Siyuan) Iran’s Ministry of National Defense said on the 27th that Iran’s senior nuclear physicist Muhsin Fakrizad was attacked by "armed terrorists" near the capital Tehran on the same day, but rescue efforts were ineffective. Died.

  The Iranian Ministry of Defense said that Fakrizad was seriously injured in the attack and was taken to the hospital, where rescue efforts failed.

  According to Iranian media reports, Fakrizad, the head of Iran’s Ministry of Defense’s nuclear program, was attacked in the village of Abshad, 60 kilometers northeast of Tehran that afternoon.

According to eyewitnesses, the car Fakrizade was travelling in exploded while driving on a main street of the village that same day, and a shooting followed, resulting in many deaths.

  Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif issued a statement on social media that day, condemning this terrorist act and calling on the international community to boycott such acts.