Police looking for suspect in knife attack outside Iranian embassy


A man armed with a knife attacked two employees of the Iranian Embassy outside the building in which it is housed in Psychico, northern Athens, Wednesday, before fleeing the scene, police said.

One of the victims was injured in the face and the other in the stomach, police said. It was not clear what the motive for the attack may have been.

Police have launched a manhunt for the assailant, believed to be an Iranian national around 50 years old.