Iranian Deputy Trade Minister Fatally Shot in Tehran

In his car


Safdar Rahmatabadi, Iran's deputy minister of industry, trade and mines, was shot to death in his car in Tehran, officials said.

Rahmatabadi was shot in the chest and head Sunday night by someone who likely fired at him from inside the vehicle in Sabalan Square in the eastern section of the Iranian capital, police told the semiofficial Fars News Agency.