In Turkey attacked Russian Ambassador

В Турции напали на российского посла

Photos from the scene. 19.12.2016

In Ankara, an armed attack on the Russian Ambassador in Turkey Andrey Karlov. It is reported by the Turkish publication Hurriуet.

According to the publication, the incident occurred at the opening of the exhibition. Charles was hospitalized with serious injuries.

Rusya’nın Ankara Büyükelçisi Andrey Karlov’un saldırıya uğramadan son fotoğrafı pic.twitter.com/gpuvOtrMIK

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Later information that the diplomat was wounded, confirmed the Russian foreign Ministry, reports “RIA Novosti”.

As told by the eyewitness of incident, the Ambassador spoke at the opening ceremony, when behind him he heard the cry of “Allahu Akbar!” and someone started shooting.

About the attack on the Ambassador briefed the President of Russia, he plans to discuss the situation with the foreign Minister and heads of intelligence agencies, reported the press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov.

We will remind, earlier in Thailand, Islamists attacked security forces, three people died.

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