On This Day… Dec 19, 2016: Ankara, Turkey The Russian ambassador is assassinated at an art exhibit

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Dec 19, 2016: Ankara, Turkey

The Russian ambassador is assassinated at an art exhibit by a Muslim terrorist who pledged allegiance to the Islamic prophet Muhammad.

Andrei Karlov, The Russian ambassador to Turkey was shot dead by the terrorist in an Ankara art gallery. Andrei Karlov was several minutes into making a speech when he was killed by Mevlut Mert Alt?ntas.

Footage taken moments after the shooting shows the Islamic terrorist killed Karlov, the terrorist was later killed by special forces.  The terrorist was shouting ‘Don’t forget Aleppo. Don’t forget Syria’ in Arabic and Turkish.

 

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