Bomb Kills Iranian Nuclear Scientist

    In this photo provided by the semi-official Fars News Agency, people gather around a car as it is removed by a mobile crane in Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012. Two assailants on a motorcycle attached magnetic bombs to the car of an Iranian university professor working at a key nuclear facility, killing him and wounding two people on Wednesday, a semiofficial news agency reported. (AP Photo/Fars News Agency, Mehdi Marizad)

    Mehdi Marizad, Fars News Agency / AP Photo

    An Iranian nuclear scientist was killed by a magnetic bomb placed on his car, an attack Tehran's deputy governor blamed on Zionists back by the U.S. and Israel. The state news agency said the scientist “supervised a department at Natanz Uranium Enrichment Facility.”While the U.S. has denied the allegations, Israel's chief miltary spokesman said that though he doesn't know who did it, he's "not shedding a tear."Tensions between Iran, the U.S., and Israel have been high for months, but they were ratcheted up yet again last week when the country announced its plan to carry out enrichment work in a fortified underground facility near Qom.

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