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Russian ambassador to Turkey dies from gunshot wound; gunman also dead

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey's private NTV television says police have shot and killed the gunman who fatally shot the Russian ambassador in Ankara.

NTV television, citing police sources, said the gunman was killed in a police operation inside an exhibition hall where the attack occurred.

Russian Ambassador Andrei Karlov was several minutes into a speech at the embassy-sponsored exhibition in the capital, Ankara, when a man wearing a suit and tie shouted "Allahu akbar" and fired at least eight shots, according to an AP photographer in the audience. The Associated Press is reporting that the ambassador died as a result of his injuries.

Photographs from the scene showed a man lying on the ground with an armed man dressed in a suit standing near him.

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