Iran arrests 7 more persons linked to Tehran attacks

12 June, 2017, 19:03 | Author: Roderick Gutierrez
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Iranian authorities have arrested seven people suspected of helping militants involved in this week's attacks in the capital Tehran, a judiciary official said on Saturday.

Fars news agency issued a report saying that ISIS claimed responsibility for the terror attacks in Tehran.

The terrorist attacks targeted the building of Iranian Parliament as well another important place, Imam Khomeini Mausoleum in Tehran. At least 17 people lost their lives and almost 50 others were wounded in the assaults, which involved shootings and blasts.

"Those who haven't experienced democracy in their states, or those who are against democracy were unhappy with Iran's election", he said during the farewell ceremony, dedicated to the attack victims.


Abe said he strongly condemned the attacks and described them as a despicable act of terrorism against the people of Iran.

"The five known terrorists. after joining the Daesh (IS) terrorist group, left the country and participated in crimes carried out by this terrorist group in Mosul and Raqqa", the ministry said in a statement.

At least 17 people lost their lives and almost 50 others were wounded in the assaults which were later claimed by Daesh (ISIS). That clip is the so-called message from the Tehran attackers, the video shows three masked men sitting on a floor holding automatic rifles who speaks sorani dialect. During the operation to arrest the terrorists, large amounts of weapons, bomb-making materials, explosive belts, communication equipment, and forged documents had also found, it added.

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