Azerbaijani media outlets report an "armed attack" on the Azerbaijani Embassy in Iran.
It is noted that "during repulsion of the attack the head of the security service of the Azerbaijani Embassy in Iran Orhan Askerov was killed and another was wounded. The attacker was detained. The Iranian side launched an investigation," Azerbaijani media report.
Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry claims that "the attacker armed with Kalashnikov rifle, broke through the guard post and killed the chief of security. Two guards were wounded in the attack. Their condition is assessed as satisfactory.