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Russian Ambassador To Turkey Killed After Gun Attack

The Russian ambassador to Ankara has been Killed Monday in a gun attack in the Turkish capital.

The Russian ambassador to Ankara was wounded Monday in a gun attack in the Turkish capital, the foreign ministry in Moscow confirmed, with the Kremlin saying President Vladimir Putin had been informed; AFP reporeted.

"Today during a public event in Ankara an unknown attacker started firing chaotically, as a result of which the Turkish ambassador in Russia was wounded," Russian news agencies cited

spokeswoman Maria Zakharova.

Zakharova added that medics were trying to treat the envoy at the scene but that shooting continued, retracting an earlier report that he was taken to hospital.

Source: Al Alam

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