The gunman who assassinated Russia’s Ambassador to Turkey, Andrey Karlov, shouted “Allahu Akbar” (God is great) and “don’t forget Aleppo! Don’t forget Syria!’ after carrying out the deadly attack.
Karlov was speaking at an art exhibition in Ankara named ‘Russia as seen by Turks’ when he was fatally injured.
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The gunman was killed by Turkish Special Forces, Turkish Anadolu news agency reports, and two other people were reportedly injured in the attack.