Martyr Mahmoud Akhlaghi

Name: Mahmoud Akhlaghi

Date of Birth: 1956

Place of Birth: Semnan

Marital Status: Married (Father of 2 children)

Date of Martyrdom: July 29, 1988

Martyr Mahmoud Akhlaghi was born in 1956 in a religious family in Semnan. He finished his primary and secondary school and entered the University of Semnan.

He started his anti-Shah struggles while he was a young student and organized people for participating in the protest rallies and played an important role in the victory of the Islamic Revolution in the region. When Reza Shah was unseated by the Islamic Revolution in 1979, Akhlaghi got married and had 2 children, one son and a daughter. He also joined the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps and attended the war fronts during the Iraqi imposed war on Iran.

Finally, he was assassinated by members of Mujahedin-e Khalq organization (MKO, a.k.a. MEK and NCRI) in Mersad Operation.