100,000 in Iran want to become `martyrs’

January 21st, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS  

Tehran, Jan 21 (IANS) About 100,000 students have signed up in Iran to launch “martyrdom seeking operations”, Iran’s IRNA news agency reported Wednesday.“Based on latest statistics, 100,000 students have signed up the list in `Labayk Ya Khamenei’ Martyrdom Seeking Battalions,” head of Student Basij Organisation Reza Seraj said while addressing a group of students outside the former US embassy in Tehran Tuesday.

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