The attacker opened fire at the guards, then escaped the building and is now on the run, FARS news agency reported.
— خبرگزاری فارس (@FarsNews_Agency) 7 июня 2017 г.
The agency added that two civilians and a guard from Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) were injured in the shooting.
A male assailant was arrested while on the run at the parliament’s hallway, Akbar Ranjbarzadeh, a senior member of the parliament’s Presiding Board told Farsnews.
In the meantime, Elyas Hazrati, a senior MP, told the agency that there were at least three attackers who carried two Kalashnikov rifles and a handgun.
However, Fars cited some members of parliament who claimed that shooting continues in the building.
— Fars News Agency (@EnglishFars) 7 июня 2017 г.