Evacuation process of Azerbaijani Embassy staff in Iran begins

BAKU, Azerbaijan, January 29. The evacuation
process of the Azerbaijani Embassy staff in Iran has begun,
Trend reports.

The body of the deceased security chief Orkhan Asgarov will be
carried to Baku on the same plane with the embassy staff.

An armed attack took place at the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Iran
on January 27, 2023, at about 8:30 (GMT+4). The gunman turned out
to be a man in his 50’s, who drove up to the administrative
building, armed with a Kalashnikov automatic rifle.

Earlier reports from the Chief of Tehran police said there were
two children in the car with the gunman, the security camera footage released later
proved the man was alone. He entered the building after briefly
waving hand to the Iranian security guard outside. No attempts were
made to detain the gunman, as he freely entered the embassy. The
man managed to kill head of the security service and wounding two
embassy guards. The shooter was eventually detained. The incident
is currently being investigated.

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