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Iranian cyber warfare commander reportedly shot dead
Monday, 07 October 2013 10:35
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A commander of an Iranian cyber warfare unit has been shot dead outside the country's capital, according to multiple reports, with Iran's Revolutionary Guard calling it a "horrific incident."

Mojtaba Ahmadi was the victim and he was last seen leaving his home for work on Saturday, The Telegraph reports.

Ahmadi was later found dead outside of Tehran with two bullets in his heart, according to the Iranian news site Alborz.

"I could see two bullet wounds on his body and the extent of his injuries indicated that he had been assassinated from a close range with a pistol," a witness told the website.

Police said two men on a motorcycle were involved in the killing.

Officers of the Revolutionary Guard Cyber War Headquarters posted messages of condolence on their Facebook page and said Ahmadi was a commander in the unit, The Telegraph reports.

Iran's Revolutionary Guard - the country's elite military force - said the death was a "horrific incident," but denied that it was an assassination.

Source: Fox News