BAKU, Azerbaijan, January 30. The body of Orkhan Asgarov, who died during the terrorist attack on the Azerbaijani Embassy in Tehran on January 27, was brought to Baku, Trend reports.
Orkhan Asgarov was buried in the Alley of Martyrs II in Baku.
The funeral was attended by officials, relatives of the martyr, as well as Head of the State Security Service of Azerbaijan Ali Nagiyev, Defense Minister Zakir Hasanov, Defense Industry Minister Madat Guliyev, Minister of Internal Affairs Vilayat Eyvazov, and others.
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.