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Top Iranian official says MEK ‘certainly’ involved in Fakhrizadeh death

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A top Iranian official Monday said nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was killed in a new type of “complex operation”, blaming arch-foe Israel and an exiled opposition group.

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The “operation was very complex, using electronic equipment and no one was present at the scene,” the secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, Rear-Admiral Ali Shamkhani, told state TV.

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The People’s Mujahedeen of Iran (MEK) were “certainly” involved, along with “the Zionist regime and the Mossad”, he added, referring to Israel’s external security agency.

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