Pakistan Senate Chairman strongly condemns Iran parliament attack

Islamabad, June 7, IRNA – Chairman of Pakistani Senate Raza Rabbani strongly condemned attacks on Iranian parliament and Mausoleum of Imam Khomeini which killed at least 12 people and injured dozens more.

Talking to IRNA, the chairman expressed solidarity and sympathy with the Iranian people, especially with the families of those who lost their precious lives in the attacks.

The official also prayed for the speedy recovery of those injured in the attacks.

Earlier Pakistan government in a statement also condemned the terrorist attacks saying that Pakistan stand in solidarity with the people of Iran in their hour of grief.

In an apparently coordinated attempt, two terrorist groups attacked mausoleum of the late Imam Khomeini, southern Tehran, and the Iranian Parliament (Majlis) on Wednesday morning, killing 12 people and injuring 42 more.

One of the attackers, reportedly a woman, blew herself up outside the Imam Khomeini shrine.

The terrorist group of Daesh (the ISIS terrorist group) has claimed responsibility for the fatal attacks in Tehran.

One of the terrorist was gunned down by the security forces and the other one exploded herself at the mausoleum.

Terrorists entered the Parliament building while they had dressed as women, said a security official.

Parliament operation ended by security forces who killed three of the terrorists, one of them had detonated himself before.

Meanwhile, according to an official at the Intelligence Ministry, several terrorist cells have entered Tehran to carry out terrorist operations but members of one of the cells have been arrested.