The Mujahedeen e-Khalq terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the assassination of head of Basij Force in Katalom, a city in the Central District of Ramsar County, Mazandaran 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 No. 181 of the Mojahed Magazine, 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 December 1, 1983, a Motor unit of MKO after a reconnaissance mission, trapped Nosratollah Tafavot, the then head of Basij Force in Katalom, and in one of his traffic routes opened fire on and killed him.
The Mojahedin-e Khalq terrorist group, which operates freely in Western countries these days, has killed about 12,000 of Iranian people for observance of religious rituals, membership in revolutionary institutions or support for the Islamic Republic.