Andrei Karlov, was shot during the speech at opening ceremony of a photo exhibition called ‘Russia as Seen by the Turks’. by Mevlut Altintas, 22. Turkish police officer.
This attack happened only day after protests in Turkey over Russia’s military intervention in Syria.
According to Russian TV, the ambassador had been attending an exhibition called “Russia as seen by Turks”. Reports suggested that gunman was later killed by police.
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