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Gunmen storm Iran Parliament, take hostages

TEHRAN, June 7, 2017

At least three gunmen on Wednesday stormed parliament in Iran and took some hostages, media reports said.
 
Two civilian visitors, one security officer were injured in the shootout, news agency Mehr quoting MP Elias Hazrati reported on Wednesday.
 
However, there were mixed reports, with some local news agencies reporting there was a single shooter inside the Tehran parliamentary complex and others saying there were three men armed with rifles and a pistol.
 
News agencies ISNA and Fars said three people had been shot, including at least one security guard.



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