Belarusian diplomat seriously injured in armed attack in Ankara - UPDATED

Belarusian diplomat seriously injured in armed attack in Ankara  - UPDATED
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  • calendar-gray 24 July 2019

Undersecretary of the Belarusian Embassy in Turkey Alexander Poganshev was wounded by two shots in Ankara, APA reports citing Hurriyet.

The diplomat was seriously injured and has been delivered to hospital.

The incident occurred in the Çankaya district of the Turkish capital.

According to media report, the perpetrator is a Turkish national and a neighbour of the diplomat.

The gunman, who is also retired military man, killed himself after the attack.

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Belarusian diplomat seriously injured after being shot by an unknown man in Ankara, APA reports citing Sputnik.

The incident occurred in the Çankaya district of the Turkish capital.

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