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GUNFIRE IN IRANIAN PARLIAMENT, NEAR IMAM KHOMEINI MAUSOLEUM. CASUALTIES REPORTED (UPDDATED)


Gunfire In Iranian Parliament, Near Imam Khomeini Mausoleum. Casualties Reported (UPDDATED)
File: A general view of the parliament during the parliament session in Tehran, Iran. EPA/ABEDIN TAHERKENAREH
PARLIAMENT ATTACK UPDATE [10:08 CET]:
  • At least 4 gunmen attacked the Iranian Parliament and engaged security forces;
  • According to media reports, eight people were injured and two others killed in the clashes in the parliament building;
  • Anti-Terror Special Forces were deployed to the Parliament;
  • Security forces killed one attacker at the Parliament;
  • Another attacker blew himself up on the fourth floor of the parliament building;
UPDATE [10:40 CET]:
  • The ISIS terrorist group has claimed for attacks on the Iranian Parliament and Khomeini Mausoleum in Tehran via its news agency Amaq.
Gunfire In Iranian Parliament, Near Imam Khomeini Mausoleum. Casualties Reported (UPDDATED)
At least four gunman have intruded into the premises of the Irainan Parliament (Majlis) and opened fire on the security guards there, Iranian media reported.
The attackers were armed with two Kalashnikovs and a handgun, Press TV reported citing Tehran MP Elias Hazrati.

According Tasnim News Agency, some 8 people were injured in a firefight. Other sources argue that at least 1 security serviceman was killed in the attack.
: Reports said some people held hostage in  's parliament; fire exchanges going on

Separately, three gunmen attacked the Imam Khomeini Mausoleum in Tehran, according to Fars News. The agency said that two of them were arrested and the third blew himself up.

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