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Iranian Nuclear Scientist Killed In Attack

The man who once led Iran’s nuclear program, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, has been assassinated just outside the capital Tehran in an attack of some kind. Iran’s Defense Minister confirmed his death, according to NPR’s Peter Kenyon.

We check in with Kenyon, who is in Istanbul.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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