Islamic State claims Iran military parade attack, no evidence provided
A member of Ussud Al-Anbar (Anbar Lions), a group affiliated to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (AFP)

Islamic State claimed responsibility for an attack by gunmen on a military parade in southwestern Iran on Saturday, according to the group’s Amaq news agency.


Amaq said Islamic State fighters had carried out the attack in Ahvaz city. The group provided no evidence for the claim.

Reporting By Ahmed Tolba; Writing By Maha El Dahan; editing by John Stonestreet