Israeli Embassies on Alert After Iran Retaliation Threats, Israel’s N12 Reports

FILE PHOTO: Police forensic experts examine the scene of an attempted stabbing in front of the Israeli Embassy in Ankara, TurkeY. REUTERS/Umit Bektas

JERUSALEM, Nov 28 (Reuters) – Israel put its embassies around the world on high alert on Saturday after Iranian threats of retaliation following the killing of a nuclear scientist near Tehran, Israeli N12 news reported on Saturday.

A spokesman for the Israeli Foreign Ministry said the ministry did not comment on matters of security regarding its representatives abroad.

Iran has blamed Israel for the killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, who died on Friday after gunman ambushed him in his car.

(Reporting by Maayan Lubell; Editing by Edmund Blair)

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