Russian ambassador killing: Moscow to boost security at embassies

Source: BBC

Russia’s intelligence services are to develop extra security measures for its embassies following the killing of its ambassador to Turkey.

Andrei Karlov was shot dead as he gave a speech on Monday in Ankara.

The gunman, Mevlut Mert Altintas, 22, an Ankara policeman, was apparently protesting at Russia’s involvement in Syria’s Aleppo. He was later shot dead.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the attack was aimed at hurting ties with Russia.

It was not clear whether the gunman, a riot police member, had links to any group.

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