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Portuguese embassy Iranian staff escapes assassination

Tehran, An Iranian staff of the Portuguese embassy in Iran has escaped assassination attempt.

A police source has confirmed the news of a shooting incident in the north of the capital Tehran, saying it took place close to the Portugal diplomatic mission.

The employee, of Iranian origin, has been hospitalized and is under treatment, the source added.

Police say they are investigating the causes of the attack.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency IRNA


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