Russian ambassador to Turkey, Andrey Karlov, was shot this evening while
attending an art exhibition ‘Russia in the eyes of Turks’ in the
Turkish capital, Ankara. He was shot in the back by an unknown gunman
while speaking at the exhibition
According to Turkish media, the attacker let the guests out of the
exhibition venue after he shot the diplomat and then engaged the police
in a gun fight. Karlov has been transported to the hospital and is said
to be in critical condition.