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Russian ambassador Andrei Karlov wounded in gun attack in Turkey

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The Russian ambassador to Ankara, Andrei Karlov, has been shot and seriously injured 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.

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Mr Karlov was taken to hospital to be treated for his injuries.

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

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