8 Jun 2017

IS claims responsibility for twin attacks in Iran

From Morning Report, 7:17 am on 8 June 2017

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the co-ordinated attacks on the highly symbolic sites of the Iranian parliament and the mausoleum of the founder of the Islamic Republic Ayatollah Khomeini. Barcin Yinanc from the English language Hurryiet Daily News says this is the first time there's been such an attack in Iran.