(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
BAKU, Azerbaijan, January 28. Czech Republic
strongly condemns the attack on the Azerbaijani Embassy in Tehran,
the Czech MFA wrote on its Twitter page, trend reports.
'Czech diplomacy strongly condemns the attack on the Azerbaijani
Embassy in Teheran. Any attacks on diplomatic missions are
unacceptable. Condolences go to the family of the victim and we
wish a quick recovery to the wounded,' the ministry said.
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 50s, 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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