Tributes after death of SAS soldier who stormed Iranian embassy to end siege

One of the last surviving SAS soldiers who stormed the Iranian embassy in London has died.

Mel Parry was part of the SAS team which ended the 1980 siege after six armed men took 26 people hostage within the building.

The hostage takers were Iranian-Arabs campaigning for the sovereignty of Khuzestan, a province in the south west of the country.

They demanded the release of prisoners held in Iran, as well as their own safe passage out of the UK.

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