MKO claims responsibility for assassination of head of Baneh's Task Force

The Mujahedeen e-Khalq terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the assassination of head of an IRGC’s Task Force unit in Baneh 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 No. 149 of the Journal of Mujahid, 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 April 12, 1983, the head of an IRGC’s Task Force unit in Baneh Surnamed Motalleb, was patrolling by an IRGC-owned Toyota car when his was blasted by the booby trap planted by the MKO and killed.
Using booby traps, were among the common techniques of terror during the early years of the 80s that were practiced by terrorist groups such as MKO throughout Iranian Western provinces. There, the Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution had been responsible for establishing security and fighting with subversive and terrorist groups since first days of the revolution. 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.