In a brazen daylight assassination on Wednesday January 11, 2012, Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan was martyred when two assailants on a motorbike attached a magnetic bomb to the side of his car in Seyed Khandan neighborhood in Tehran.
Graduate of Iran’s prominent Sharif University of Technology in the field of chemical engineering, Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan, born on September 8, 1979, was a deputy of commercial affairs at Iran’s Natanz Nuclear facility.
Ahmadi Roshan was an outstanding PhD student at Sharif University of Technology, and a number of his articles have been published in ISI journals.
He was father of a four-year-old son named Alireza. His wife also pursues M.S. degree in chemistry at Sharif University of Technology.
In a brazen daylight assassination on Wednesday January 11, 2012, Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan was martyred along with his driver after two assailants on a motorbike attached a magnetic bomb to the side of his car in Seyed Khandan neighborhood in Tehran.
Just fifty days before his martyrdom, on November 22, 2011, Leaders of several House committees in a letter to Obama authorized the use of covert operations against Iran.
Chairman of the Homeland Security Committee, Rep. Peter King, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Oversight, Investigations and Management Michael McCaul, and Chairman of the Subcommittee on Counterterrorism and Intelligence Rep. Patrick Meehan urged Obama “to use significant covert action against the Iranian regime, including against facilities and personnel” whom they claim are “responsible for killing our troops in Afghanistan and Iraq.”