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What we know about the assassination of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey in Ankara

A picture taken on June 4, 2014 in Ankara, shows Andrey Karlov, the Russian ambassador to Ankara.
Karlov has been shot dead on December 19, 2016 in a gun attack during a public event in Ankara. A gunman crying "Aleppo" and "revenge" shot Karlov while he was visiting an art exhibition in Ankara on December 19, witnesses and media reports said. The Turkish state-run Anadolu news agency said the gunman had been "neutralised" in a police operation, without giving further details.
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A picture taken on June 4, 2014 in Ankara, shows Andrey Karlov, the Russian ambassador to Ankara.

Russia’s envoy to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, was shot to death on Monday night during an art exhibition in the Turkish capital of Ankara.

Russia’s envoy to Turkey, Andrei Karlov, was shot to death on Monday night during an art exhibition in the Turkish capital of Ankara. The attack was photographed and moments after the shooting were captured

, showing a man in a suit and tie holding a handgun and shouting over Karlov’s body.

For more on this developing story and what we know so far about the shooting, who carried it out, and what the possible motive may have been, BBC Turkish Service correspondent Rengin Arslan joins Larry from Istanbul.

WARNING: VIDEO LINKED ABOVE CONTAINS IMAGES THAT SOME MAY FIND DISTURBING. VIEWER DISCRETION IS ADVISED.

Guest:

Rengin Arslan, correspondent with BBC’s Turkish Service in Istanbul; she tweets

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