The Mujahedeen e-Khalq terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the assassination of IRGC deputy commander in Shahreza, a city in and the capital of Shahreza County, Isfahan Province, 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. 134 of the Mujahid Journal, the group’s main press organ during early years of the 80s.
According to this news that the MKO’s publication has referred to it as a document for its bravely operations, on July 30, 1982, an operational unit of MKO in an ambush-style attack, opens fire on a car carrying the Shahreza’s IRGC commander and his deputy. According to this news, the commander’s name was Hojatoleslam Niaghi and the deputy was named Mohammad Shahri. Based on the news, Mohammad Shahri was killed in the attack.