Russian Ambassador to Turkey, Andrey Karlov who was assassinated in Ankara while in an exhibition at an art gallery, was buried on Thurday at the Khimki cemetery in northern Moscow. He was gunned down by a Turkish off-duty police officer Mevlut Mert Altintas on Monday.

Russian Ambassador to Turkey, Andrey Karlov who was assassinated
Russian Ambassador to Turkey, Andrey Karlov moments just before he was assassinated

He was buried with a military honours and a military orchestra took part in the ceremony as the coffin in which his body laid was covered with the Russian flag.

 

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov pays his last respects to Russia's ambassador to Turkey, Andrei
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov pays his last respects to Russia’s ambassador to Turkey, Andrei

More people were injured in the shooting. This was considered a terrorist act by the Russian foreign ministry