Guard shot dead at Azerbaijan embassy in Iran

STORY: "The attacker broke through the guard post, killing the head of security with a Kalashnikov assault rifle," the foreign ministry said in a statement.

Police in Tehran said they have arrested a suspect and are investigating the motive behind the attack.

The suspect entered the embassy with two young children and may have been motivated by "personal issues", Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, citing the police chief.