Iranian Diplomat Spied on Israeli Embassy in Nigeria

(Reuters/SABC News-South Africa) An Iranian diplomat is in Nigerian police custody on suspicion of spying on the Israeli embassy and other sensitive compounds in the capital Abuja, Israeli security sources said. The Iranian was arrested on January 23 when staff reported him "staking out" the embassy. "A digital camera was found in his possession, with surveillance pictures of the embassy and several other international and local official buildings in the capital," a senior Israeli security source said.

2004-02-04 00:00:00

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