MKO claims responsibility for killing of “at least 34” soldiers in West Azerbaijan

The Mujahedeen-e Khalq terrorist group has claimed responsibility for killing of at least 34 members of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps in West Azerbaijan Province, in 1983.
According to Habilian Association database (Specialized Center of Research on the MKO's Crimes), the MKO terrorist group has made the confession in a news published in No. 148 of the Journal of Mujahid, the group’s main press organ during early years of the 80s.
According to the confession, on April 11, April 12 and April 13 1983, at least 34 members of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps in West Azerbaijan Province were killed due to collision with anti-personnel and anti-vehicle mines planted by operational teams of MKO and KDP Peshmerga. The news adds that during the attack a truck and a pickup of IRGC were destroyed.
From the beginning of its establishment in first days of the revolution, Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution has been responsible for establishing security and fighting with subversive and terrorist groups in the western provinces of Iran. Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO) was one of those groups that in coalition with local terrorist groups and using mercenary units known as Peshmerga, was attempting to sabotage and terrorist operations during the early years of the 80s.




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