Breaking: Russian Ambassador to Turkey murdered in shooting

19 December 2016
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The Russian ambassador to Ankara, Andrei Karlov, has been shot and killed while visiting a photo gallery in the Turkish capital.

Several other people were reportedly also injured in the attack, a day after protests in Turkey over Russia’s military intervention in Syria.

Mr Karlov was taken to hospital to be treated, where he later died of his injuries .

According to Russian TV, the ambassador had been attending an exhibition called “Russia as seen by Turks”.

Turkish media say Mr Karlov was making a speech when he was shot in the back by a gunman. According to some Turkish media, the gunman shouted “Allahu Akbar” during the attack.

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