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The Russian Ambassador to Turkey Died After Being Attacked (VIDEO)

The Russian ambassador to Ankara has been shot dead after being attacked in an art gallery in the city Independent reports citing to Russia's foreign ministry has said.

Andrey Karlov represented Russia in Turkey since 2013.

His assailant has also been killed, according to local media citing police sources. 

"Today in Ankara as a result of an attack, the ambassador of the Russian Federation to Turkey, Andrey Gennadyevich Karlov, received a wound from which he died. We regard this as a terrorist act," said Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova.

According to local media, the gunman shouted "We die in Aleppo, you die here" and "don't forget Aleppo, Syria," during the attack.

 

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