MKO claims responsibility for the assassination of Housing Foundation’s member

The Mujahedeen e-Khalq terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the assassination of a member of Housing Foundation (Persian: Bonyad-e Maskan) of Islamic Revolution, an Iranian post-revolutionary organization devoted to housing activities in rural and underserved areas, in 1982.

According to Habilian Association database (Specialized Center of Research on the MKO's Crimes), the MKO terrorist group has made the confession in No. 40 of the Journal of Muslim Student Associations’ Union Abroad, one of the group’s press organs during early years of the 80s.

At that issue, the journal's editors have collected some news about the MKO’s operations in Iran which had been published in Jomhouri-e Eslami (Islamic Republican) and Ettelaat, two official Iranian newspapers, during February and March 1982. The MKO’s journal has described these news as “some of the Iranian government’s confessions about Numerous Nationwide operations of the MKO”.

Among the news published in the newspaper that the MKO’s publication has referred to it as a document for its bravely operations, one is about assassination of Sharang Romouzi Bagherjani, member of Housing Foundation, in Tehran. According to the “Terror Victims Information Base”, the assassinated has been a 19-year-old man who was assassinated by the MKO in Tehran’s North Kosh Street (khosh-e Shomali), on March 16, 1982.