The recent assassination of Iran's top nuclear scientist was carried out remotely with the help of satellite guidance, artificial intelligence, and facial recognition, according to Iranian military officials cited by Iranian media on Sunday.
Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, believed to be the mastermind of Iran's controversial nuclear program, was traveling by car east of Tehran when he was shot dead on the afternoon of Friday, November 27. There are conflicting reports on how the attack unfolded, but most Iranian accounts agree that it was a sophisticated attack with gunfire and an explosion.
The killing deployed an "advanced electronic tool" guided by a "satellite device," according to Second Brigadier General Ramazan Sharif, spokesman for the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), as reported by Iran's semi-official Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA).
In response to the assassination, Sharif said: “The Zionists know very well that their actions will not go unanswered.
"In the past years it has been proved that their actions will not go unanswered.”
The Zionist Regime does all its efforts to prevent the Islamic Word from attaining scientific achievements, he said, adding: “Today, however, under the light of the Islamic Revolution, Iran has achieved independence in all fields of politics, science, the economy as well as military and defense issues.”