IQNA

13:30 - November 29, 2020
News ID: 3473258
TEHRAN (IQNA) – A Quran recitation session was held at the holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS) in Mashhad, northeast Iran, on Saturday.

 

It was organized in memory of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, a senior Iranian scientists who was assassinated on Saturday.

A number of Qaris recited verses from the Holy Quran as well as parts of Imam Sajjad’s (AS) Sahifeh Sajjadiyeh.

Fakhrizadeh, a senior nuclear and defense scientist, was assassinated by unknown gunmen in a small city east of Tehran on Friday evening.

After sustaining injuries from a car explosion and bullets, Fakhrizadeh was taken to the hospital with a helicopter, but succumbed to injuries a few hours later.

In a message after the incident, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei called on all relevant administrators to “investigate this crime and firmly prosecute its perpetrators and its commanders” and “to continue the martyr’s scientific and technological efforts in all the sectors where he was active.”

 

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