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  Nissan 7, 5773 , 18/03/13

Iran to Try 18 in Killing of Nuclear Scientists

Iran charged 18 people, Sunday, with involvement in the killing of Iranian nuclear scientists, according to the Mehr news agency. General Prosecutor Abas Jafari said their trials will start in the next few months. He gave no details.

At least five scientists associated with the Islamic Republic's nuclear development program have been killed in recent years. The Tehran government has accused Israeli, American and British intelligence services with their deaths.

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