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#ManyPeopleAreSaying that Trump’s claim on Iran scientist execution are vague

An Iranian scientist accused of providing information on his country’s nuclear program to the US has been executed for treason, an Iranian judiciary spokesperson said on Sunday.

world Updated: Aug 09, 2016 07:57 IST
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Donald Trump speaks to the Detroit Economic Club at the Cobo Center in Detroit.(REUTERS)

Iran has executed a nuclear scientist convicted of handing over “confidential and vital” information to the United States, a judicial spokesperson said on Sunday.

Reacting to this news, Republican US presidential nominee Donald Trump on Monday tweeted “Many people are saying that the Iranians killed the scientist who helped the US because of Hillary Clinton’s hacked emails.”

There is no evidence that the execution was related in any way to Hillary Clinton or the Democratic National Committee email hacking.

Twitterati had a field day and used Trump’s vague reference to make witty comments about what #ManyPeopleAreSaying:

First Published: Aug 09, 2016 07:35 IST