Russia's Ambassador to Turkey Assassinated on Camera

Russia has called the shooting by a lone gunman a terrorist attack.
1:21 | 12/20/16

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A assassination of Russia's ambassador to Turkey. Take a look of a new photo of the shooter 22 year old off duty cops seen here in his police graduation album. He gunned down under Carla at a photography exhibit in the Turkish. Capital after shooting Carl love you then shouted don't forget eleven so don't forget Syria before he was then killed by other police officers. Turkey's president says the attack was aimed at disrupting cooperation with Russia on Syria ABC's Terry -- and agrees. I think the major implication. Is that it will hopefully. That's here got a little bit in in the powers including the United States including Turkey including Russia including Saudi Arabia and cut their. So many countries would got involved and Syrian civil war that this kind of terrorism and the contract that we see in. In Europe as well the spillover from Syria has has become a global crop. The assassin was shot and later died at the hospital his sister a mother and father were all detained and are now being questioned. And authorities aren't sure if it's connected but overnight a man fired a shotgun into the air outside the US embassy in town for a he was quickly arrested and there were no injuries one report indicated he was attempting to enter the embassy. The US embassy in Ankara and two US consulates in Turkey are closed today.

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