Assailant of Azerbaijani Embassy in Iran planned to kill all employees

Politics Materials 27 January 2023 12:16 (UTC +04:00)

BAKU, Azerbaijan, January 27. Assailant of the Azerbaijani Embassy in Iran planned to kill all employees, Trend reports, citing an informed source.

"It was planned to kill all the embassy staff if the embassy security did not prevent the attack," the source said.

An armed attack took place at the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in the Islamic Republic of Iran on January 27, 2023, at about 8:30 (GMT+4). The attacker turned out to be a 50-year-old man who drove up to the administrative building with two young children: a 14-year-old girl and a 7-year-old boy. He opened fire with a Kalashnikov assault rifle at a security post, killing the head of the security service and wounding two embassy guards. The incident is currently being investigated.