Published on 7 Jun 2017 Sections

IS claims Iran parliament attack

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

ISIS claimed an attack at the heart of another capital today; Tehran. But the terror and tragedy so familiar elsewhere was a new horror for Iran. Twelve people were killed and dozens injured after gunmen and suicide bombers attacked the Iranian parliament and the mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomenei. Iran’s Revolutionary Guard blamed Saudi Arabia, while its Supreme Leader dismissed the attacks as “fireworks”.

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