Camp Liberty December 26 rocket attack death toll raises to four

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Yahya Ziarati, victim of rocket attack against Camp Liberty
Yahya Ziarati, victim of rocket attack against Camp Liberty

A member of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK), who had suffered a cardiac arrest due to severity of wave of explosions during the December 26 rocket attack, died in Camp Liberty at 13:00 Baghdad local time on Friday.

Yahya Ziyarati,46 , the fourth PMOI member who lost his life due to the December 26 rocket attack on Camp Liberty, had joined the organization and its ranks in Camp Ashraf 25 years ago.

Yahya was returned from a hospital in Baghdad back to Camp Liberty Wednesday night, however, in the afternoon of the next day as his condition deteriorated he was taken to the Iraqi clinic where he subsequently died.

In a statement on December 29, the Iranian Resistance had declared that despite the passing of three days from the rocket attack, Yahya Ziyarati was in critical condition and he was still in the special care unit (CCU).

The Iranian Resistance had called on the UN High Commissioner for Refugees and the European countries to immediately transfer him, along with two other badly wounded residents (Hassan Mohammadi and Khossrow Rezai) to Europe, emphasizing that the Iranian Resistance would assume all expenses for their transfer, accommodations and medical treatments.


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