Pakistan’s Iran envoy ‘attacked’

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Pakistan’s ambassador to Iran has been injured in an attack by an Afghan on his car in Tehran, officials say.

A foreign ministry spokesman quoted by al-Alam television said the suspect had already been arrested.

The ambassador was taken to hospital after the incident in the Iranian capital and it is not yet known how seriously hurt he is.

Two of his bodyguards were killed, according to a report on Dubai’s al-Arabiya TV.

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