News agencies confirm that Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov has been shot by an unidentified assailant during his visit to an art gallery in Ankara. Mr. Karlov is being hospitalized and his condition is said to be critical.
Details still emerging.
Security and safety in Turkey is at its least during the presidency of sultan wannabe Erdogan after his hosting of terrorist groups from all sides of the world to use them against his neighboring countries especially against Syria.
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Update: Shooter of Russian ambassador to Turkey was part of his security detail and was shot dead.
Update: RUSSIAN AMBASSADOR TO TURKEY ANDREY KARLOV ANNOUNCED DEAD.
Update: AFP: Shooter shouted about Aleppo and revenge.
Update: Video showing the shooting:
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Update: Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs describes the assassination by its Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova as a terrorist attack and vows to revenge from the killers and bring them to justice.
Update: Reports that Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs would call on the United Nations Security Council to convene and condemn the assassination of its ambassador to Turkey Mr. Andrey Karlov.
Update: Killer of the Russian Ambassador to Turkey identified as special forces police member Mevlüt Mert Altıntaş, as per the Mayor of Ankara. Born in 1994.
Update: Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemns the attack that killed the Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov.