Iran Dep. Minister assassinated in Tehran

Deputy Minister of industry, mines and commerce Safdar Rahmat-Abadi was shot dead in his private car in Tehran Sunday. A police officer told IRNA news agency the bullets were fired from inside the victim’s car and he was talking to his killers when they shot him dead. The motive is not known. According to Gulf sources they were two professional assassins who shot the deputy minister in cold blood.

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