A South Korean inspector working for the UN International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) was killed in a car crash, and his Slovene colleague injured, when their car overturned near central Iran’s Arak complex Tuesday, Iranian media report.
“The Agency has been informed that two of its safeguards inspectors were involved in a car accident in Iran earlier today,” the IAEA said in a press statement. “One of the inspectors, from the Republic of Korea, was killed; the other, from Slovenia, was injured. The Agency is in touch with the inspectors’ families, and with the Iranian authorities.”
Iran’s Fars News Agency reports:
A statement released by the public relations office of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization (IAEO) said the two IAEA experts were on a mission “in the vicinity of Khandab Complex in the Markazi province when the accident happened”.