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The farewell ceremony for Orxan Asgarov, who died during the
attack on the Azerbaijani embassy in Iran, is currently taking
place in the Second Alley of Martyrs in Baku, Azernews reports.
The ceremony is attended by officials, relatives, and colleagues
of the martyr.
Martyr Orxan Asgarov will be buried today at 1200 in the second
Alley of Martyrs in Baku.
Yesterday, at about 2200 local time, a plane with evacuated
employees of the Azerbaijani embassy in Iran landed in Baku.
Asgarov's body was also delivered to Baku.
In total, 53 people were evacuated from Tehran to Baku.
As reported earlier, the head of the security guard of the
Azerbaijani embassy in Iran was killed, and two other security
officers were wounded in the armed attack on the building on
January 27 at about 0830 hours (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
No attempts were made to detain the gunman, as he freely entered
the embassy. The shooter was eventually detained. The incident is
currently being investigated.
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