Scientist credited with masterminding Iran's covert nuclear program was assassinated outside Tehran. Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif confirmed the death of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh in a tweet. Initially, there were conflicting reports over whether Fakhrizadeh survived the assault. There were no immediate claims of responsibility. Ref. USAToday.
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