WATCH: Moment Russian envoy shot dead

A gunman shot dead Russia’s ambassador to Ankara, Andrey Karlov, at an art exhibition on Monday while shouting out “Aleppo” and “revenge” as he fired, an eyewitness said.

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Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan said in video message that the attacker was Mevlut Mert Aydintas, who worked for Ankara riot police for over two years.

Last Update: Tuesday, 20 December 2016 KSA 10:16 - GMT 07:16