Gunman in Russian ambassador assassination also neutralized on scene

By JPOST.COM STAFF
December 19, 2016 19:05

The gunman who perpetrated the assassination of Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov has been shot dead at the scene of the attack - an art gallery in Ankara. Karlov died of his wounds after being rushed to hospital.

The shooter reportedly claimed the attack was revenge for Russia's role in retaking Aleppo from Syrian rebels.


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