Iran parliament: At least 3 injured – Video


Shooting has been reported in the corridors of the Iranian parliament, local news agencies report. At least three people are said to have been injured in the incident.

The attacker opened fire at the guards, then escaped the building and is now on the run, FARS news agency reported.

The agency added that two civilians and a guard from Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) were injured in the shooting.

A male assailant was arrested while on the run at the parliament’s hallway, Akbar Ranjbarzadeh, a senior member of the parliament’s Presiding Board told Farsnews.

In the meantime, Elyas Hazrati, a senior MP, told the agency that there were at least three attackers who carried two Kalashnikov rifles and a handgun.

However, Fars cited some members of parliament who claimed that shooting continues in the building.

Source: RT

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