A military officer and a weapons scientist have died under mysterious circumstances in Tehran
A military officer and a weapons scientist have died under mysterious circumstances in Tehran, fuelling tension between Iran and Israel.
Military officer Colonel Ali Esmaelzadeh died under unverified circumstances on Friday. The New York Times reported that various sources said his death was either an assassination, a suicide, or an accident.
Iran’s state Tasnim news agency released a statement from the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps regarding the death of Khodaei, in which IRGC spokesperson General Ramezan Sharif said that “the thugs and the remnants of terrorist groups affiliated with the global arrogance and Zionism will be given punishment for their criminal act.”