Russian Ambassador In Ankara Seriously Wounded In Attack
Dec 19, 2016 11:15 AM
As reported the Russian ambassador to Ankara, Andrey Karlov, has been shot in Ankara. Turkish NTV adds that the ambassador has been seriously wounded in the attack, when a man opened fire in the air then fired twice at the ambassador, who was shot in the back.
Russian ambassador to Turkey wounded in gun attack
Mon Dec 19, 2016 4:25PM
The Russian ambassador to Ankara has reportedly sustained serious injuries in a gun attack and taken to hospital.
Andrey Karlov was attacked while visiting an art exhibition opening in the Turkish capital on Monday, television reports said.
Several other people were also wounded, NTV and CNN-Turk televisions said.
According to reports, further gunfire was heard from the site of shooting.
The Turkish Lira is sliding on the news: