The IG has claimed responsibility for attacks in Iran

The IG has claimed responsibility for attacks in Iran

Earlier, four armed militants broke into the parliamentary complex, at least one gunman broke into the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini.


MOSCOW, 7 June. /TASS/. Terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in the Russian Federation) have claimed responsibility for the attacks that occurred in the building of Iranian Parliament and the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini near Tehran. This was reported by Reuters.

On June 7 around 10:30 local time (09:00 GMT) on the territory of the parliamentary complex in the Iranian capital stormed by four armed militants who opened fire in the direction of the guards.

As reported by the Agency Tasnim, seven people were killed in the attack.

First video of shooting at #iran”s parliament showing people running away outside the building.

— Maysam Bizar (@m_bizar) 7 Jun 2017

A similar action is unknown terrorists have taken in the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini, which is 40 km South of Tehran.

The Moment when a suicide bomber detonates himself in areas near mausoleum of Imam #Khomeini in southern #Tehran +som other pics#Iran

— Tasnim News Agency (@Tasnimnews_EN) 7 Jun 2017

According to local news agencies, to the tomb entered at least one gunman armed with a Kalashnikov. He opened fire at random, and after I ran out of ammunition, threw the gun and blew himself up.