May 11th, 2010
12:54 PM ET

Pakistan's ambassador to Iran attacked, spokesman says

Pakistan's ambassador to Iran was attacked while walking in Tehran by a person wielding a knife, Pakistani Foreign Ministry spokesman Abdul Basit said Tuesday.

He said the ambassador, M.E. Abbasi, sustained minor head injuries and is in stable condition. The attacker was in custody, according to Basit. No information was provided on who the attacker was.

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  1. michael

    what? who attacked him?

    May 11, 2010 at 3:34 pm | Report abuse |
  2. paul

    while walking in tehran?? what is this world comeing to?? i thought taliban pakistan was a ally of muslim iran??? and they are threatening thier own ally.

    May 11, 2010 at 5:44 pm | Report abuse |
  3. truthywood

    You tell like there is no crime in USA.

    May 11, 2010 at 9:22 pm | Report abuse |