June 7, 2017 15:01 IST

Gunmen attack Iranian parliament and Khomeini shrine in Tehran

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Police take security measures and people wait near the scene after gunmen opened fire at Irans parliament and the shrine of Ayatollah Khomeini in the capital Tehran, Iran on June 7, 2017. Credit: (Photo by Fatemeh Bahrami/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
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At least seven people were killed and several injured in a twin attack that struck the Iranian capital on Wednesday, Efe news reported. Credit: (Photo by Fatemeh Bahrami/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
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Gunmen breached the Parliament building, killing several people and taking others hostage. At the same time other assailants attacked the shrine to Imam Khomeini, the former leader of Iran. Credit: (Photo by Fatemeh Bahrami/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
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Police take security measures at the scene after gunmen opened fire at Irans parliament and the shrine of Ayatollah Khomeini in the capital Tehran, Iran on June 7, 2017. Credit: (Photo by Fatemeh Bahrami/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
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Police take security measures at the scene after gunmen opened fire at Irans parliament and the shrine of Ayatollah Khomeini in the capital Tehran, Iran on June 7, 2017. Credit: (Photo by Fatemeh Bahrami/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)