Gunman Assassinates Russian Ambassador to Turkey in Ankara Modern Art Museum

December 19th, 2016

A gunman has assassinated Andrey Karlov, the Russian ambassador to Turkey during a press conference at the CerModern in Ankara.   The shooting took place during the opening of “Russia Through Turks’ Eyes,” a new exhibition at the museum.  The gunman, who was also shot and killed at the museum, reportedly shouted “don’t forget Aleppo, don’t forget Syria!” after opening fire.

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