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.’


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