Russian ambassador to Turkey dies of gunshot wounds - RIA cites source | Reuters

 Russian ambassador to Turkey dies of gunshot wounds - RIA cites source
| Reuters

MOSCOW Russia's ambassador to Turkey, Andrey Karlov, has died of his wounds after being shot in Ankara, the Turkish capital, Russia's state-run RIA news agency reported on Monday, citing an unnamed source.There was no official confirmation of the news from the Russian Foreign Ministry, which RIA cited as saying Karlov had been taken to hospital.

(Reporting by Andrey Ostroukh; Editing by Andrew Osborn)

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Updated Date: Dec 19, 2016 23:02:23 IST