Iran struck by first ISIS attacks

Al-Monitor |Rohollah Faghihi: Iranians experienced almost six hours of terror on June 7, as terrorists attacked two important sites in the capital of Tehran, which has not seen major bombings since the post-revolutionary violence of the 1980s.

At 10:15 a.m. local time, four terrorists disguised as women tried to enter the parliament building through the special gate for citizens who seek to meet with members of parliament. However, at the gate, the attackers started shooting at the security officers. Meanwhile, one of the parliamentarians who had just arrived at the meeting joined the clash and started shooting at the terrorists.

With the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) and anti-riot forces on site, the terrorists were still able to enter the offices of the members of parliament.

Mahmoud Sadeghi, a Reformist parliamentarian, said, “When we were in the parliament, we couldn’t hear anything [about what was happening]. We became aware of the story through text messages and cyberspace. “

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