Iran Buries Dead Nuclear Expert

    Mourners carry the coffin of Iranian nuclear scientist Mostafa Ahmadi-Roshan, during his funeral in Tehran on January 13, 2012, one day after he was killed when two men on a motorbike slapped a magnetic bomb on his car while it was stuck in Tehran traffic. Iran said its top scientist was killed by Israel and the United States as part of a covert campaign against its nuclear programme. AFP PHOTO/ATTA KENARE (Photo credit should read ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Thousands of people attended the funeral of Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan, a nuclear expert who Iran claims was killed by the U.S. and Israel as part of covert operations. Roshan was the director of the Natanz uranium enrichment facility in central Iran, and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said those behind Wednesday's assassination would be punished, though he didn't say how the U.S. and Israel killed the scientist. Both the U.S. and Israel have denied the charge.

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