Iran draws attention of Lebanese officials to doubtful and meaningful death of Saudi terrorist

Tehran, Jan 4, IRNA -- Deputy Foreign Minister for the Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian on Saturday drew attention of the Lebanese officials to the ambiguities on death of Majid al-Majid, the Saudi suspect behind bombing Iranian Embassy in Lebanon.

Amir-Abdollahian told IRNA that he said the early news indicated confirmed death of the Saudi terrorist.

"It is incumbent upon the Lebanese officials to precisely study dimensions of his death. The timing of his death is meaningful may be to avoid disclosure of the clues."

Terrorist group dubbed as 'Abdullah Battalions', an affiliate of al-Qaeda under the commandership of Majid al-Majid claimed responsibility for the bomb blast on November 19 in front of Iran's embassy in Beirut.

Some 25 people including Iran's Cultural Attaché to Lebanon Hojatoleslam Ebrahim Ansari attained martyrdom in the incident and over 150 others sustained injuries.

The Saudi terrorist was arrested by Lebanese Army intelligence.

According to the Lebanese media, he died due to deterioration of health at a military hospital in Lebanon.