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    Police officers control the scene, around of shrine of late Iranian revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, after an assault of several attackers in Tehran, just outside Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, June 7, 2017

    Iranian Security Forces Reportedly Kill Leader of Group Behind Tehran Attacks

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    Multiple Attacks Hit Iranian Capital of Tehran (33)

    Iranian security forces are reported to have eliminated the head of the group that plotted and carried out attacks in the country's capital city of Tehran, which left 17 people dead and about 50 wounded.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Iranian intelligence reported that the country's security forces killed the leader of a group of militants, who planned attacks in Tehran, Tasnim news agency reported Saturday.

    On Wednesday, a double terrorist attack in the Parliament building and the Imam Khomeini mausoleum in the Iranian capital of Tehran. According to Iran's Intelligence Ministry, the third attack was foiled.

    Media reported that at least 17 people were killed and around 50 others injured in the assaults.

    Daesh terror group (outlawed in Russia) reportedly claimed responsibility for both terror acts.

    Multiple Attacks Hit Iranian Capital of Tehran (33)


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