On the evening of Saturday, January 28, Iranian military infrastructure facilities were attacked.
According to the IRNA news agency, citing the Iranian Ministry of Defense, three unmanned aerial vehicles attacked one of the department's centers in the city of Isfahan at about 23:30 local time.
“On the evening of January 28, around 23:30, an attack was carried out using drones on one of the production facilities of this department in the city of Isfahan.
Serious damage, as well as human casualties, no.
As a result of the operation of the air defense system, one UAV was shot down, two more devices were intercepted and destroyed, ”the statement reads, the text of which was cited by the Russian Embassy.
It is noted that the production complex continued its usual work, despite the damage to the roof of one of the workshops.
According to local media, three members of the Iranian parliament intend to visit the site of the explosion at the Defense Ministry facility in Isfahan.
At the same time, the authorities launched an investigation into the causes of the incident.
According to the Al Hadath portal, citing sources, the target of the drone attack was a warehouse with ballistic missiles.
At the same time, the United States and "another country" are responsible for the attack.
A number of media outlets link the attacks to the visit of the head of the CIA to Israel.
On January 26, the head of the American intelligence service, William Burns, arrived in the country to negotiate with representatives of Israel and Palestine in order to de-escalate tensions between the parties.
He, in particular, held a meeting with the head of the Mossad intelligence agency.
On the same day, the joint US-Israeli exercise Juniper Oak ended.
At the same time, Haaretz writes that Israel has been waging a shadow war with Iran for a long time, which, in particular, includes covert attacks on the Iranian military and nuclear facilities of the Islamic Republic.
Earlier this week, Israeli President Yitzhak Herzog, speaking in the European Parliament, called for fighting the "forces of darkness" in the face of Iran.
In his opinion, Tehran is involved in hostilities in Ukraine, spreads violence throughout the Middle East, develops weapons of mass destruction, and also "threatens stability around the world."
“This is a testing time for all of us.
If we believe that the voice of justice cannot be silenced, if we believe in a different, more humane humanity, we must work together as one community, determined and united, against the forces of darkness and hatred that threaten to destroy us,” he said.
In addition, the Duke had a telephone conversation with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev the day before.
The Israeli President, in particular, condemned the terrorist attack on the territory of the Azerbaijani embassy in Tehran.
An attacker armed with a machine gun killed one guard and wounded two more.
The attacker was arrested.
He cited "personal and family problems" as the motive for his actions.
Also on the evening of January 28, an explosion and fire occurred at an oil refinery in the city of Azarshahr in northwestern Iran.
Several oil tanks exploded.
It should be noted that the region is located near the province of Western Azerbaijan, where an earthquake of magnitude 5.9 occurred the day before.
The source of tremors lay at a depth of 43 km, the epicenter was located 23 km southeast of the city of Khoy.
As a result of the natural disaster, according to the latest data, three people were killed and another 816 were injured.
The Russian embassy said that they did not have data on the Russians who suffered as a result of the recent events in Iran.
“We are carefully analyzing media reports about similar incidents in other cities of Iran.
We are in constant contact with the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in Rasht and Isfahan, as well as other Russian organizations.
There were no reports of casualties among Russian citizens.
All Russian foreign missions in Iran are operating as usual," the statement said.