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Deadly shooting at Azerbaijan's embassy in Iran kills 1

The Azerbaijani government blamed “anti-Azerbaijan sentiment in Iran” for the shooting at its embassy and is evacuating its staff, but Iranian police said the incident was due to a family dispute.
A policeman guards the entrance of the Azerbaijan embassy in Tehran on January 27, 2023, following an attack. - Azerbaijan on January 27 said it was evacuating staff from its embassy in Tehran, blaming Iran for a "terrorist" attack in which the head of security was killed and two guards wounded. (Photo by -/AFP via Getty Images)

A shooting at the embassy of Azerbaijan in Tehran Friday left one killed and two injured. Baku called it a terrorist attack and announced plans to evacuate its diplomats and personnel from the embassy. 

What happened: Iranian police said a lone gunman entered the embassy with two children. He then shot and killed one person and injured two others. The attacker was arrested and told police that he was motivated by a family dispute, the official Islamic Republic News Agency reported. 

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