ISIS claims responsibility for Shah-e-Cheragh shrine attack
Hours after the attack on the Shah-e-Cheragh shrine in the Iranian city of Shiraz, ISIS claims responsibility for the attack that killed 15 people.
ISIS claimed responsibility on Wednesday for the attack on a shrine in the Iranian city of Shiraz.
Fifteen were killed and 40 were wounded in a terrorist attack on the Shah-e-Cheragh shrine in Shiraz earlier today.
The Director of Al Mayadeen office in Tehran reported that 15 were martyred and 40 were wounded in a terrorist attack that targeted the Shah-e-Charagh shrine in Shiraz, and the attacker was arrested following his injury.
Al Mayadeen correspondent had initially reported that gunmen, who are extremist terrorists of non-Iranian nationality, entered the city of Shiraz by car and opened fire on the visitors and staff in the religious shrine.
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi announced today, Wednesday, that the attack on the Shah-e-Cherag shrine will not go unanswered, calling on "the security services to expose the perpetrators and masterminds behind this terrorist act."
In a message of condolence, Raisi stressed that "the enemies of Iran are taking revenge for the despair and failure that have hit them hard," noting that "the enemies of Iran, by trying to foment sedition among the people, want to avenge the country's development."