Media reported 16 dead in suicide attack in Tehran

The number of victims of terrorist attacks in Tehran has increased to 16 people. About this Twitter informs the Agency Tasnim.

Tasnim News Agency (@Tasnimnews_EN)
08 June 2017, 07:59

The Deputy Minister of internal Affairs of Iran Mohammad Hossein, Zolfaghari earlier said that 13 people were killed, 43 others were injured.

On the morning of 7 June, several people staged a shooting in the Parliament of Iran. It was also reported that one of the attackers managed to leave the building, after which he allegedly opened fire on the street.

Around the same time two men and a woman opened fire in the building of the mausoleum of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, and another woman activated the explosive device fixed on the body.

One of the attackers was poisoned with cyanide, not to fall into the hands of the authorities, one man was shot dead by the security forces. The woman who was involved in the shooting at the mausoleum, was detained.

Responsibility for the attack took on the banned terrorist organization “Islamic state”. The group promised to organize new attacks.