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News ID: 6023
Iran » Iran
Publish Date: 19:42 - 13 January 2015
Tehran, YJC. On the anniversary of the assassination of Iran’s nuclear scientists, a drill in emergency response was launched at Natanz nuclear enrichment facilities on Sunday.

The drills were concurrent with the anniversary of the assassination of the country’s nuclear scientists and attended by Asghar Zarean, Deputy Chief for Nuclear Protection and Security at the Atomic Energy Organization.

The entirety of available capacities was deployed during the drills, and the hypothetic enemy plots successfully met and neutralized, reports said.

A ceremony in commemoration of Masoud Alimohammadi also was held on Monday at Fordow Fuel Enrichment Plant (FFEP), which is the country’s 2nd pilot enrichment plant following Natanz.

The event was attended by the victim’s family and relatives, Deputy Speaker of Parliament Mohammad-Hassan Aboutorabi Fard, Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi and a number of other AEOI officials.

An Iranian nuclear scientist, Mostafa Ahmadi-Roshan was killed in a terrorist bombing after two assailants on a motorcycle attached bombs to his car on 11 January 2012.

A quantum field theorist and elementary-particle physicist, Masoud Alimohammadi was killed on the morning of 12 January 2010 just outside his home in Tehran as he was leaving for university.

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