Tehran, Iran- Islamic State claimed responsibility for two separate attacks yesterday, one at the parliament building and the second attack at the tomb of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. 12 people were killed and 42 were injured in the attack on the parliament building which occurred at at approximately 10:30 am local time. Security forces were able to kill all four gunmen after several hours. The gunmen released a video during the middle of their assault.

The Islamic State released a 24-minute graphic video showing a bloodied man lying on the ground in the Parliament while a gunman in the background shouted, “Thank God! Do you think that we are going to leave? We will remain here, God willing.”- New York Times