MKO claims responsibility for assassination of mosque's librarian

The Mujahedeen e-Khalq terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the assassination of a mosque's librarian in Tehran, 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 Jomhouri-e Eslami that the MKO’s publication has referred to it as a document for its bravely operations, one refers to assassination of Abdolhamid Saboonchi, a librarian and Basij member of Ali bin Abi Talib Mosque, in South Sohrevardi Street of Tehran. According to Habilian Association Database, the assassinated had been an 18 years old young man who was assassinated on March 13, 1982 by three MeK Members near the mosque.