Breaking: Russian ambassador to Turkey shot dead in Ankara
Andrey Karlov was shot when he was speaking at an exhibition on Monday evening.
The attacker let the guests out of the exhibition venue after he shot the diplomat, according to the reports.
Turkish media reported that a gun fight ensued after Karlov was shot.
Interior minister Suleyman Soylu has reached the location of the attack.
“There are at least three wounded people who were taken to the hospital,” Turkey’s NTV television said.
A witness talking to Turkey’s Turkish television said that the attacker was all alone.
“He said that I will not leave this place alive,” the attacker said, according to the witness.
The attacker reportedly talked about the situation in Aleppo after he shot the ambassador multiple times.
Turkey’s state-owned Anadolu Agency said the attacker was killed by the security forces after a gun fight.
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