(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
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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