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Revolutionary official in key Iranian city killed

By WITH ANALYSIS FROM MONITOR CORRESPONDENTS AROUND THE WORLD, EDITED BY RUTH WALKER / January 7, 1980



Tehran, Iran

The head of the Islamic Revolutionary Committees in the central Iranian city of Isfahan was assassinated in a hail of gunfire early Sunday, the official Pars News Agency reported. The killing of Amir Abbas Bahreinian, an engineer, followed several weeks of unrest in Isfahan over the committees.

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