Iran’s Parliament, Shrine of Ayatollah Hit by Attackers

7 Jun 2017   Iran

TEHRAN—Gunmen and suicide bombers struck Iran’s Parliament and the shrine of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini on Wednesday, killing at least seven people in what officials called a rare terror attack in the country. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attacks via a statement posted to its official Amaq news agency. It would be the Sunni Muslim terror group’s first attack in Shiite Iran. But the extent of the group’s…

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