Mehdi Karroubi who had traveled to the city of Qom visited Grand Ayatollah Saanei, pro-reform senior reformist figure, at 2:00PM local time yesterday June 13. According to report by SahemNews short time after Mehdi Karroubi arrived at the house of Grand Ayatollah Saanei a group of organized thugs gathered in front of the house of the Grand Ayatollah and started chanting slogans against Mehdi Karroubi and Grand Ayatollah Saanei. According to these reports these plain clothes thugs attacked the car of Mehdi Karroubi with chains and batons and severely damaged it. Also these individuals by throwing stone at the house of Grand Ayatollah Saanei vandalized the building. In continuation the thugs chanted slogans against Seyyed Hassan Khomeini, grandson of late Ayatollah Khomeini the founder of Islamic Republic, Grand Ayatollah Saanei, Mehdi Karroubi and Mir Hossein Mousavi and in support for the supreme leader.
According to this report Mehdi Karroubi at 6:30PM local time after leaving the house of Grand Ayatollah Saanei first went to the house of Ahmad Montazeri, the eldest son of late Grand Ayatollah Montazeri who was the spiritual leader of the Green Movement, then visited Saeed Montazeri, another son of late Grand Ayatollah Montazeri, and finally went to the house of late Grand Ayatollah Montazeri.
Unfortunately when Mehdi Karroubi was visiting the family of late Grand Ayatollah Montazeri these thugs by attacking and throwing stones at the house of late Grand Ayatollah broke the windows and severely vandalized the building.
Mehdi Karroubi because of this mob attack on the house of late Grand Ayatollah Montazeri and the request by the Revolutionary Guards, police and security forces of the city of Qom at 11:30PM moved to the building owned by Revolutionary Guards and next to the house of the later Grand Ayatollah and finally with arrangements of the security forces of the city of Qom at 4:00 AM on Monday June 14 left the Revolutionary Guards’ building and returned to Tehran.
Mehdi Karroubi travelled to the city of Qom yesterday to visit with Grand Ayatollah Saanei and Seyyed Hassan Khomeini.