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Tehran: A guard has been killed in an attack on Azerbaijan's embassy in Iran, the country's Ministry of Foreign Affairs says.
'The attacker broke through the guard post, killing the head of security with a Kalashnikov assault rifle,' it said.
The incident took place at around 8.30 a.m. local time (0500GMT) when the armed man opened fire at the picket of embassy guards in northern Tehran, according to local sources.
The attacker was immediately arrested by security forces, Tehran's police chief Hossein Rahimi told journalists at the scene of the incident, confirming the death of one person.
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