- Russian ambassador Andrey Karlov shot dead in Turkish capital
- Gunman shouted ‘Aleppo,’ ‘revenge’ and ‘Allahu Akbar’
- Both Mr Karlov and the gunman have been killed
- It comes amid highly sensitive Russian-Turkish relations over Syrian conflict
Russia’s ambassador to Ankara has been killed in a gun attack while visiting an art exhibition opening in the Turkish capital, television reports said.
Russia’s state news agency said Andrey Karlov had died at the scene of gunshot wounds.
Earlier it was reported Mr Karlov had been hospitalised and several other people wounded, NTV and CNN-Turk televisions said.