Iran Parliament attack responsibility claimed

Iran Parliament attack responsibility claimed

ISIS claims attack on Iran parliament and Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini, reports Amaq News Agency. This happens to be the first attack by ISIS in Iran

Seven people have been killed in an attack at the Iranian parliament on Wednesday and four have been taken hostage on the upper floors of the building, the semi-official Tasnim news agency quoted sources on the ground as saying.

But it added that this information had not been confirmed by security sources.

Tasnim also reported that the Revolutionary Guards' hostage rescue team killed one of the attackers in parliament.

Armed men launched two attacks in Iran on Wednesday morning, killing a guard at the parliament in central Tehran and wounding several people at the Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini a few kilometers south of the city, state media reported.