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Greek among the injured in Russian ambassador’s assassination in Ankara

Turkish interior minister announced that a Greek was among the injured during the assassination shooting targeting Russian ambassador Andrey Karlov in Ankara  Monday afternoon.

Anastasios Zimpirikakis was among the people attending the inauguration of the art exhibition, where Karlov was killed by a Turkish policeman.

Zimpirikakis was slightly injured, his life is not in danger, Turkish Interior Minister said during a press statement.

Athens News Agency reported that the man underwent surgery.

Zimpirikakis is a member of the Greek community in Turkey.

Two more people were suffered slight injuries during the attack.

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