Russia says its ambassador to Turkey has died after being shot | Reuters

 Russia says its ambassador to Turkey has died after being shot
| Reuters

MOSCOW Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told reporters on Monday that the Russian ambassador to Turkey, Andrey Karlov, had died after being shot by a gunman."Today in Ankara as a result of an attack, the ambassador of the Russian Federation to Turkey, Andrey Gennadyevich Karlov, received a wound from which he died," Zakharova said.

"We regard this as a terrorist act."

(Reporting by Andrey Ostroukh; Editing by Andrew Osborn)

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Updated Date: Dec 19, 2016 23:16:19 IST