BAKU, Azerbaijan, January 29. Vasif Taghiyev, who neutralized a terrorist during an attack on the diplomatic mission in Iran on January 27 and was wounded, has been operated on, Trend reports.
During the attack on the embassy, Taghiyev received bullet wounds to the shoulder and jaw.
Photos of Vasif Tagiyev from the hospital appeared on social networks.
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.