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Scientist killing may not derail Iran's nuclear ambitions

Scientist assassination may not derail Iran's nuclear ambitions

Scientist killing may not derail Iran's nuclear ambitions
Iranian security forces inspect the site where a magnetic bomb attached to a car by a motorcyclist exploded outside a university in Tehran (AFP/Getty Images)
Scientist killing may not derail Iran's nuclear ambitions
The blast killed a scientist and injured two other people, according to Iranian news agencies (AFP/Getty Images)
Scientist killing may not derail Iran's nuclear ambitions
An Iranian nuclear scientist was blown up in his car by a motorbike hitman, prompting Tehran to blame Israeli and US agents (AFP/Getty Images)
Scientist killing may not derail Iran's nuclear ambitions
Iran insisted the killing would not derail a nuclear programme that has raised fears of war and threatened world oil supplies (AFP/Getty Images)
Scientist killing may not derail Iran's nuclear ambitions
The fifth daylight attack on technical experts in two years, the magnetic bomb delivered a targeted blast to the door of 32-year-old Mostafa Ahmadi-Roshan's car during Wednesday's morning rush-hour (AFP/Getty Images)
Scientist killing may not derail Iran's nuclear ambitions
he chemical engineer's driver also died, Iranian media said, and a passer-by was slightly hurt (AFP/Getty Images)