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However, Fars cited some members of parliament who claimed that shooting continues in the building. “Clashes still continue at the parliament building,” one MP said. That has not been confirmed by other media outlets.
Iran's state TV news website said four "terrorists", including a suicide bomber, have attacked the shrine of the late leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in the capital, Tehran, killing a security guard and wounding four people.
State TV said one of the attackers was killed by security guards and that a woman was arrested following Wednesday's attack.
Shia Iran has been singled out as a target by Sunni jihadists, including the Islamic State group, but has largely escaped attacks within its urban centres.
Iranian MP Vakili tweets: "Terrorists are present and shooting but parliament session is proceeding normal and according to plan."
[TEHRAN – Iran's parliament (Majlis) and the mausoleum of Imam Khomeini, founder of the Islamic revolution, have been targeted in simultaneous attacks
The local Tasnim news agency reported that seven people had been killed and four people were taken hostage in the attack on parliament. Citing sources on the ground and adding that the information hadn't been confirmed by security personnel, Tasnim said the hostages were being held on the upper floors of the parliament building.