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Intelligence Ministry: Another Terrorist Plot Foiled in Tehran

7 June 2017 15:06


The Iranian intelligence ministry announced that three terrorist teams attempted to launch attacks in different parts of Tehran on Wednesday, adding that members of a terrorist group were arrested.

The director-general of the intelligence ministry for anti-terrorism operations said that members of a terrorist team were arrested in Tehran on Wednesday before taking any action.

The intelligence ministry also announced that the Wednesday shootings and bombings in the parliament and the holy shrine of Imam Khomeini were targeted by the terrorist attacks.

Several assailants raided the holy shrine of the late founder of the Islamic Republic, Imam Khomeini, South of the capital Tehran on Wednesday morning, killing one and wounding several people in a bomb attack and a shooting spree.

Also, four unknown male assailants fired several rounds at the guards protecting the parliament building in Tehran, killing four and wounding over 10 people on Wednesday morning.

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