Russian ambassador to Ankara wounded in gun attack             

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Russian ambassador to Ankara wounded in gun attack             

ISTANBUL: (APP) Russia's ambassador to Ankara Andrey Karlov was on Monday badly wounded in a gun attack while visiting an art exhibition opening in the Turkish capital, television reports said.

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Karlov was hospitalised and several other people were wounded, NTV and CNN-Turk televisions said. The attack came after days of protests in Turkey over Russia's role in Syria.