Jan 30, 2019, 11:48 AM
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Gunman attacks Hashtgerd municipality building

Karaj, Jan 30, IRNA - A gunman targeted Hashtgerd municipality building, western Tehran province, with G3 military weapon on Wednesday.

Speaking to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA), the city mayor Asghar Aqaei said the shooting took place while all staff busy working in the building.

He said the identity of the person who undertook the attack is unknown.

He added that the attack resulted in no injuries to the people but the building was damaged.

He went on to say that the attacker was arrested by police when he was trying to run away.

There is no exact information on the intensions of the attacker and the reason behind the attack, he noted.

Incidents of the this kind are very rare in Iran. The country is known for its high security conditions in the region.

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