The motivation for the man’s move hasn’t been immediately clear.
Fars news agency reported citing Deputy Governor of Tehran Mohsen Hamedani as saying, that a man had been shot and arrested in Iran after trying to break into the office of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.
“We are trying to identify the person and find out his motivation,” Hamedani said.
According to preliminary information, the man with a cold weapon, reportedly a machete, attempted to break into the building, but was wounded and detained by the guards.
No further details have been immediately available.