Moment to moment, shooting in parliament, suicide bombing in mausoleum of Khomeini


On Wednesday, June 7th there were two separate armed attacks on the mausoleum of Khomeini and the Parliament.  According to Jam-e-jam online, in the sideline of the public session of the legislative branch (on Wednesday, June 7), unidentified people started shooting in the Parliament building.
The following are the minute by minute reports of this incident:
10:34 – Shooting inside the Parliament. One the Parliament’s guards is wounded. First responders are treating him.
10:36 – It is reported that the individual is still shooting. There is no information about his identity and his motive.
10:36 – Shooting in the Parliament’s building still continues, and a correspondent from inside the Parliament says that a bullet has hit the correspondents’ station.
10:36 – Some MPs say that reportedly one of Parliament’s guards who was wounded in the conflicts has died. This is reported by the correspondents in the Parliament, and no other sources has confirmed it yet.
10:37 – Our correspondent from the Parliament has reported that the doors of the Parliament are closed, and the MPs are not allowed to exit. Our correspondent says there is no more shooting, but the gunmen are not arrested yet.
11:00 – According to reports from the correspondents located in the Parliament, four of the Parliament’s guards were wounded in the conflicts, and one of them died due to severe injuries.
11:02 – Correspondents from within the Parliament building have reported that 3 gunmen are still in the building. Two of them are carrying Kalashnikov rifles, and one has a colt.
11:04 – Today morning, an unidentified person has entered the mausoleum of Khomeini, and has started shooting. There is no news about this person’s identity and his motive.
11:05 –The security measures have been escalated in President office, and security forces do not allow anyone to enter or exit the building.
11:15 – According to initial reports, two of those who were injured in the Parliament were among visitors in the Parliament, and one from the Parliament’s service staff. The fourth one formed the Parliament’s guards, who was reportedly killed due to severe injuries.
IRIB news agency: Due to the conflict in the mausoleum of Khomeini, one of the terrorists detonated his suicide vest, the police killed another one, and a woman was arrested. The conflict is still going on. Terrorists entered the mausoleum of Khomeini from the west gate of the mausoleum.
11:26 – Seyyed Hossein Naqavi, spokesperson of the Parliament National Security Commission, pointed out to shooting in the Parliament building, saying: the shooting is still going on, and security forces are in charge of the Parliament building. He added: Security forces are in charge of the situation, and hopefully the security will be established soon.
11:27 – Mehdi Kiyaee, director of Cultural and Public Relations of the Parliament pointed out to the hearing sound of shooting in the Parliament building, saying: Security forces are trying to establish peace and security. The Parliament public session is being held as usual.
11:40 – Reporters from the mausoleum of Khomeini: Today, someone entered the western part of the mausoleum of Khomeini, and started shooting. This terrorist finished shooting all his bullets, put his gun down, and, while running towards the mausoleum of Khomeini, detonated his suicide vest close to the police station.
11:44 – One of the terrorists who was randomly shooting could get out of the Parliament building. He is still shooting in the street.
11:57 –Interior Minister Abdul Reza Rahmani Fazli told the reporters about the emergency meeting of Tehran Security Council. He continued: I cannot say anything else, Tehran Security Council must hold a session first.
12:02 – The terrorist who could get out of the Parliament while shooting a few minutes ago was forced to move back inside the building, due to the siege around the Parliament. Right now, the terrorists are shooting from within the Parliament building towards outside.
12:25 – Sources have told the reporter at the Parliament that so far in the terrorist attack in the Parliament, 7 people have been killed, and right now, four people are taken as hostages in upper floors of the building. This is not confirmed by the officials yet.
12:32 – IRGC Hostage Release Forces penetrated among the terrorists and killed one of the four terrorists. The officials do not confirm this yet.
12:45 — Unofficial sources announced: Hostage Release Forces of the Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) succeeded in arresting two terrorists in the mausoleum of Khomeini. This is not confirmed by the officials yet.

Editorial Team