The Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) have accused Saudi Arabia of organizing an Islamic State attack on Iran’s Parliament and the shrine of the leader of the Iranian revolution, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. The Islamic State have officially taken responsibility for the attack.
At press time, Reuters reports that the IRGC say Saudi officials coordinated the attack, which left at least 12 dead and 42 wounded.
JUST IN: Iran's revolutionary guards say Saudi Arabia was behind deadly attacks in Tehran – statement pic.twitter.com/WiYtd5ypVH
— Reuters Top News (@Reuters) June 7, 2017
The Agence-France Presse reports that the IRGC claim America is also “involved” in the attack in some way:
#BREAKING Iran Guards claim US, Saudi 'involved' in Tehran attacks
— AFP news agency (@AFP) June 7, 2017
“Let there be no doubt that we will take revenge for today’s attacks in Tehran, on terrorists, their affiliates, and their supporters,” Brigadier General Hossein Salami, the deputy commander of the IRGC, said in a statement, according to Russian propaganda outlet RT.
Originally published by Breitbart.