BREAKING: Prominent Iranian cleric is targeted by assassins at Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia


September 7, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

The cleric accompanying Iran’s 2017 Hajj pilgrims has been targeted and wounded by terrorists in Saudi Arabia. 

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The kingdom’s police have launched a probe into the case to find those responsible for attacking cleric Hossein Esmaeili.

Esmaeili, who was accompanying pilgrims from Isfahan, was wounded on his shoulder and side of the body, after the would-be assassins attacked him from a motorcycle, before quickly escaping. 

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