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Mohsen Fakhrizadeh Mahabadi
محسن فخریزاده مهابادی
|Died||27 November 2020
Absard, Damavand, Iran
|Cause of death||Gunshot wounds during assassination|
Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces Logistics
|Years of service||1980–2020|
He also was a brigadier general in the Iranian Revolutionary Guard, senior scientist in the Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces Logistics and the former head of the Physics Research Center (PHRC) at Lavizan-Shian.
Fakhrizadeh was believed by many countries as being in charge of Iran's nuclear programme, Project 111, which tried to help the country create a nuclear bomb.
On 27 November 2020, Fakhrizadeh was assassinated while traveling in a caer near Tehran. The attack began when a truck carrying explosives hidden under a load of wood exploded near Fakhrizadeh's car. A second car was destroyed with a bomb.
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