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Assassinated Iranian scholar laid to rest
Sun Jul 24, 2011 4:18PM
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Saman Kojouri, Press TV, Tehran


A funeral ceremony for another Iranian academic;
Iranian scholar Dariush Rezaeinejad was shot dead by two unknown gunmen men on a motorbike outside his house east of the capital city Tehran. His wife was also wounded in the attack. She has been hospitalized. Local sources say he worked for Iran's Defense Ministry. Hundreds of people came to his funeral procession to bid farewell to another scholar who fell victim to a new terrorist attack.
As the first official reaction to his assassination, speaker of Iran's Parliament, Ali Larijani condemned the terrorist operation.
On November 29, 2010, two other Iranian academics became the target of terrorist attacks.
Unidentified terrorists detonated bombs in the vehicles of Dr. Majid Shahriari and Professor Fereydoun Abbasi in separate locations in Tehran. Shahriari was killed immediately but Abbasi and his wife sustained injuries.
On December 2, the Iranian Intelligence Ministry announced that Mossad, CIA and MI6 spy agencies played a role in those attacks.
According to police officials investigations began in the early hours after the attack and some clues have been obtained about the identity of the terrorists, which will be announced in due time.
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