Iranian 'nuclear scientist' killed in bomb blast - US denies role in Iran murder

Massoud Mohammadi, assassinated

An Iranian nuclear scientist was killed in one of two explosions that rocked the capital Tehran on Monday, according to state media. Three people were also injured in the blasts.
The report said that Dr. Majid Shahriari was killed and his wife was injured. Shahriari was a member of the nuclear engineering department of Shahid Beheshti University in northern Tehran, according to the official IRNA news agency.
Read more: Explosions in Iran's capital.