Azerbaijan Holds Farewell Ceremony With Head Of Security Service At Azerbaijani Embassy In Iran


(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)

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 the place of residence in Baku, trend reports.

Yesterday, the body of Orkhan Asgarov was handed over to his family at the airport and then brought to the Tazapir mosque in Baku.

A farewell ceremony with the martyr was held.

Martyr Orkhan Asgrov will be buried today at 12:00 (GMT+4) in the Alley of Martyrs II.

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.

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