On Monday morning, Melvut Mert Altintas sat in a hotel room in central Ankara and called in sick to the local riot police unit where he had worked for the past two and a half years.
Minutes later he drew a pistol and shot Andrey Karlov, the Russian ambassador, nine times in the back. Shortly afterwards, Altintas, too, was dead, gunned down by his former colleagues.
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