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Photographers captured the chilling moment a Turkish special forces police officer-turned-terrorist opened fire inside an Ankara art exhibit Monday, killing Russia’s ambassador to Turkey and wounding at least three others as he shouted jihadi propaganda before being killed.
Still and video cameras were trained on Russian Ambassador Andrei Karlov, who was giving a speech at the Ankara Center for Contemporary Art when a man wearing a dark suit suddenly shot Karlov in the back. Video captured the incident and shows Karlov grimacing and falling to the ground as the gunman moves toward his body. An Associated Press photographer on the scene took several images of the gunman and Karlov lying on the ground. more…