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[Newspaper:] Jomhouri Eslami

[Date:] 18 Shahrivar 1359 – 29 Shawwal 1400 [9 September 1980]

[Issue No.:] 368

[Page] 3


Seven Israeli Spies Were Executed in Yazd

Yazd - Reporter of the Islamic Republic

According to information from the Office of the Prosecutor of the Islamic Revolution in the Province of Yazd, seven spies of Israel and the United States of America, who had connections to Israel and were financially assisting Israel, and intended to purchase Muslims’ properties and take over their properties and possessions, were convicted and sentenced to death. The judgement was carried out on the morning of 17 Shahrivar (yesterday). The names of those executed are as follows:

1-Nourollah Akhtar-Khavari son of Kaykhosrow 2- Azizollah Zabihian son of Asadollah 3- Fereidoun Faridani, son of Goshtasb  4-Mahmoud Hasanzadeh, son of Mohammad  5- Mr. Abdol-Vahhab Kazemi-Manshadi, son of Hosein  6- Jalal Mostaghim, son of Abdol-Vahhab 7- Ali Motahhari, son of Hasan