Ministers to Brief Lawmakers on Tehran Terrorist Attacks

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iran’s ministers of interior and intelligence are scheduled to give members of the parliament reports on the recent twin terrorist attacks in Tehran that ended with the killing of all five gunmen, a lawmaker said.

Ministers to Brief Lawmakers on Tehran Terrorist Attacks

Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli and Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alawi will attend a session of the parliament behind closed doors on Sunday to give the lawmakers a report on the June 7 terrorist attacks in Tehran, Asadollah Abbasi, member of the parliament’s presiding board told Tasnim on Saturday.

On Wednesday morning, terrorists launched simultaneous attacks on Iran’s parliament building in downtown Tehran and on the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini, south of the city.

The Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group claimed responsibility for the attacks, which killed 17 people and wounded more than 40.

All five gunmen involved in the assaults were killed by security forces.

On Thursday, the Intelligence Ministry released the pictures and first names of perpetrators of the attacks, identifying them as Qayyoum, Abu Jihad, Ramin, Serias, and Fereydoun, without announcing their surnames.

Dozens of Daesh members and other suspects have been arrested in Iran over the past days.

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