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Monday, June 14, 2010

Best article I could find about the 1978 Abadan fire perpetrator

This is also what is alleged in the shah's book and his wife's book.

Man arrested for arson
Aug 29, 1978
TEHRAN, Iran (UPI) - Iraqi authorities have arrested an Iranian who confessed to a role in the Abadan cinema fire that killed 377 people, the Iraqi news agency said monday.
Hashem Abdol Reza Ashour was arrested by by the Iraqi border police last sunday while attempting to cross onto Iraq some 8 miles east of the Iraqi port of Basra, the agency said.
During questioning by the Iraqi authorities, Ashour said he was one of a group who set fire to the cinema on Aug. 18, burning alive 377 men, women and children.

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