Iran says it arrests Israeli "network of spies"

Iran said Mossad was behind the assassination of a nuclear scientist in 2010.

Updated: Jan 10, 2011, 16:45 PM IST

Tehran: Iran has arrested a "network of spies" linked to Israel`s Mossad intelligence service that was behind the assassination of an Iranian nuclear scientist in 2010, its state television reported on Monday.
"The network of spies and terrorists linked to ... Mossad was destroyed," state television quoted a statement issued by the intelligence ministry as saying. "The network was behind the assassination of Masoud Ali-Mohammadi."
Mohammadi, a university scientist, was killed by a bomb in Tehran on January 12 last year.

Bureau Report