Wednesday, June 7, 2017

At least 12 killed in terrorist attack in Tehran, ISIL claims responsibility

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Suicide bombers and gunmen attacked Iran's parliament and the Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini in Tehran on Wednesday morning, killing at least 12 people in a twin assault at the heart of the Islamic Republic, Iranian officials and media said.

Islamic State claimed responsibility and released a video purporting to show gunmen inside the parliament building and one body, apparently dead, on the floor. Source.

The terrorist attack, which was claimed by ISIL, came weeks after one of the Saudi rulers, Mohammed Bin Salman, threatened to take the battle inside Iran: "We will not wait until the battle is in Saudi Arabia but we will work so the battle is there in Iran and not in Saudi Arabia." See video:




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