RT news agency reported that on Saturday, October 23, 2021, while Mr Abedin Korram, Governor of East Azerbaijan Province, of Iran Taking his vows at the podium on the stage, a man suddenly walked onto the stage. He then went straight and slapped Mr Korram’s head with a loud bang. amid the shock of the people in the work
All such incidents were recorded by cameras. by after the incident The man was then taken into custody by security personnel and escorted from the stage.
Iran’s IRNA news agency reported that the perpetrators acted on personal motives. But Mr Korram later confirmed that He didn’t know this man. The Fars news agency said the man was unhappy with his wife being forced to vaccinate against COVID-19. with a male nurse doing the procedure
The attacker was reported to be a soldier belonging to the ‘Ashoura’ unit in the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), while Korram was previously the commander of the Azura unit. After the incident, Mr Korram remained calm after being hit on the head. Video footage shows him trying to talk to the perpetrators before being pushed away.
Mr Korram was also among 48 Iranians abducted by anti-government forces in Syria in 2013, before all of them were released. In exchange for freeing more than 2,000 armed warriors.