Pakistani diplomat attacked in Iran

The Pakistani ambassador to Iran is in hospital after being assaulted by Afghan man.

    Abbasi is in hospital after being assaulted by an Afghan national in Tehran [AFP]

    "The ambassador fell on his arm and hit his head on the pavement. He has to be under supervision for 24 hours to confirm he has no head injuries," Ronaghi said.

    There was no immediate word on the motive for the assault and the Pakistani embassy refused to comment.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera and agencies


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