British Ambassador Fergus Auld has shared a tweet in connection with the armed attack on Azerbaijani Embassy in Iran, Trend reports.
"I was shocked by the news of the armed attack on the Azerbaijani Embassy in Iran and the death of an embassy employee. I express my condolences to the family of the deceased, and wish healing to the wounded," Auld said.
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 50-year-old man who drove up to the administrative building with two young children: a 14-year-old girl and a 7-year-old boy. He opened fire with a Kalashnikov assault rifle at a security post, killing the head of the security service and wounding two embassy guards. The shooter was eventually detained. The incident is currently being investigated.