ISIS Claims Responsibility for Deadly Attacks on Iranian Parliament Building, Khomeini Shrine

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The Iranian Parliament building in Tehran. Photo: QSTA via Wikimedia Commons.

ISIS claimed responsibility for a pair of Wednesday attacks in Tehran in which suicide bombers and teams of gunmen stormed Iran’s parliament and the nearby shrine of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, killing at least 12 and injuring dozens of others.

This is the first attack orchestrated by ISIS in the Islamic Republic, SITE Intel Group reported. It wasn’t initially clear if the death count, reported by state broadcaster IRIB, included the attackers.

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Source:: The Algemeiner

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