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Iranian Deputy Industry Minister Shot Dead in Tehran

An unidentified attacker shot an Iranian deputy minister of industry dead in Tehran on Sunday, state news agency IRNA reported, in what appeared the first reported killing of a senior central government official in years.   The Mehr semi-official news agency reported a police officer as saying a personal motive was most probably behind the killing of Safdar Rahmat Abadi, who was shot in the head and chest as he got into his car in the east of the capital.   Colonel Alireza Mehrabi...

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