8 May 2012
The Agency has been informed that two of its safeguards inspectors were involved in a car accident in Iran earlier today. 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.
The Agency would like to express its condolences to the inspector’s family.
For further information, contact:
IAEA Division of Public Information