Tehran's police chief makes a statement over armed attack on Azerbaijani embassy

# 27 January 2023 11:31 (UTC +04:00)

Tehran's police chief has made a statement regarding the armed attack committed against the Azerbaijani embassy in Tehran, APA reports citing Mehr News.

He announced the arrest of a person who entered the Azerbaijan embassy with a weapon on Friday morning while one of the embassy staff was entering the embassy

"This person entered the Azerbaijan embassy with a firearm this morning. One person was killed, and two were injured in his assault," Rahimi said, according to the Iranian media.

"Through the swift police action, the attacker was immediately arrested and was put under investigation."

Saying that the attacker entered the embassy with his two young children, Tehran police chief said, "preliminary investigation shows that the attacker's motive was personal and family problems.