Three Bahai leaders were yesterday executed in the Iranian city of Karaj after a Moslem court found them guilty of espionage and “Zionist activities.” Teheran Radio monitored in Paris said the three Bahais, whose names were not given, “had travelled several times to the Zionist land of Israel” and had carried out various assignments on Israel’s behalf. The three were reportedly executed last night in a local prison. Three other men belonging to. a pro-Communist guerilla movement were executed with them.
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