The Mujahedeen e-Khalq terrorist group has expresses satisfaction for the killing of 120 members of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps in Kurdistan by the Kurdish Democratic Party of Iran (KDPI) in 1983.
According to Habilian Association database (Specialized Center of Research on the MKO's Crimes), the MKO terrorist group has made the expression in No. 154 of the Mujahid Journal, the group’s main press organ during early years of the 80s.
According to the KDPI representative’s statement, which the MKO has republished it as an achievement for the so-called resistance groups, on May 17, 1983, the Party’s terrorists named Peshmerga killed 120 members of Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps through Mortar attacks to the garrison of Mahabad and the IRGC’s location in this city called “Youth House”. Also stated in the statement that during two other operations in the suburbs of Sardasht in May 17 and May 20 1983, the KDPI Peshmerga capture 46 IRGC forces.
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.