Iranian space scientist killed in Mecca crane accident

Dr. Ahmad Hatami, a member of the Iran’s Space Research Center, and 7 other Iranians were among the 107 people killed killed when a construction crane crashed on a group of pilgrims in Mecca. The Tehran government regretted that the Hajj rituals coincided with this sad incident, and asked Saudi officials to immediately probe the case. DEBKAfile: The center which employed Dr.Hatami works on rocket development, especially satellite boosters.


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