Photos & video from the assasination of Russian ambassador by policeman guarding him
Mevlüt Mert Altintaş 22-year-old shot dead the Russian ambassador to Turkey, Andrey Karlov, while the ambassador was giving a speech at an exhibition in the Turkish capital, Ankara, yesterday. See
The murder followed days of protests in Turkey over Russia’s role in Syria as a backer of president Bashar al-Assad. Altintas was shot dead by police in a shoot-out that lasted 15 minutes. More photos after the cut.
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