Deaths from attacks in Tehran

By two terrorist attacks in Tehran, according to Iranian media Wednesday certainly seven dead and many wounded.

A group of three or four attackers is the Parliament building entered and started shooting. There were seven people have been killed. An attacker also was killed. The perpetrators then have four people taken hostage, reported the news agency Nana yaw.

South of the city was the mausoleum of the founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the ayatollah Khomeini (1902-1989), attacked. In addition, one of the perpetrators themselves inflated and would be a security guard are killed. The Iranian Interior Ministry has confirmed that there have been two terrorist attacks Wednesday. The perpetrators are possible Sunni extremists.

Since Khomeini's 1979 revolution Iran is ruled by an arch-conservative Shiite clergy. More than 90 percent of Shiite Iranians is 80 million. Iran is the main Shiite power. The country is meddling increasingly in the fight against Sunni extremists who consider the Shiites as Muslim.

In Iran for years Syria takes part in the civil war alongside president Bashar al-Assad. The main rebel groups who fight against Assad, consist of Sunni extremists who support in Arab Gulf States. The tensions between Iran and the Gulf States takes thereby.

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