update -Russian ambassador to Turkey ‘dead’: Andrey Karlov ‘dies after being shot in Ankara’

The Russian ambassador to Turkey has died after being shot in the capital city of Ankara, Russian news agencies report.

Andrey Karlov was shot in the back as he made a speech at a photo exhibit in the Turkish capital.

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

The gunman reportedly shouted: “We die in Aleppo, you die here.”

Mr Karlov had repsented Russia in the country since 2013.

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