Assassination of Andrei Karlov

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Assassination of Andrei Karlov
LocationAnkara, Turkey
Date19 December 2016
TargetAndrei Karlov
Attack type
shooting, assassination
VictimsAndrei Karlov
Perpetrators22 year old police officer

On 19 December 2016, Russian diplomat Andrei Karlov was shot dead during an exhibition.[1] He was shot dead by an assailant who was angry about the Russian involvement in Syria and the deaths of civilians in Aleppo.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Russian Ambassador Andrey Karlov shot dead by Turkish cop in Ankara". CBS News. December 19, 2016. Retrieved December 21, 2016.
  2. Tim Arango; Rick Gladstone (December 19, 2016). "Russian Ambassador to Turkey Is Assassinated in Ankara". The New York Times. Retrieved December 21, 2016.