(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
BAKU, Azerbaijan, February 6. During the attack
on the Azerbaijani Embassy in Iran, the terrorist wounded Vasif
Tagiyev, an employee of the embassy, with a pistol, trend reports.
This fact was mentioned in a video shown at a briefing at
Azerbaijan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs in connection with the
terrorist attack on the Azerbaijani Embassy in the Islamic Republic
of Iran on January 27.
Vasif Tagiyev said in the video that a bullet fired from a
pistol entered his jaw and came out from under his eye.
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.
Following the deadly assault, Azerbaijan evacuated its officials
from the embassy, including those who suffered as a result of the
attack and completely suspended the work of the embassy in
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