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Prayer leader killed in Iran prison

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Iran Focus: Tehran, May 11 – The prayer leader of the central prison of Karaj, west of Tehran, was killed by an unidentified person, according to a state-run daily.
The hard-line Jomhouri Islami reported today that Hojatoleslam Tamjidi was killed by a blow to the head last night. Iran Focus

Tehran, May 11 – The prayer leader of the central prison of Karaj, west of Tehran, was killed by an unidentified person, according to a state-run daily.

The hard-line Jomhouri Islami reported today that Hojatoleslam Tamjidi was killed by a blow to the head last night.

Tamjidi, a mid-ranking cleric, had officially been designated the prayer leader of Karaj Prison three weeks ago.

Authorities said that they were investigating the incident, and have sent the corpse for examination.

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