Russian ambassador to Turkey assassinated

 

  • Andrei Karlov, 62, the Russian ambassador to Turkey, was shot dead last night at a gallery in Ankara
  • Gunman named as Mevlüt Mert Altintas, 22, a member of the Ankara special forces police department
  • The killer shouted: ‘Allahu Akbar (God is Great). We die in Aleppo, you die here!’ as he brandished the gun
  • The assassination follows days of protests in Turkey over Russia’s role in the bombing of Aleppo, Syria

Putin added: ‘We have to know who directed the hand of the killer.’

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4048844/Russian-ambassador-Turkey-shot-injured-Ankara.html

 

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