Plane with body of slain Russian envoy lands in Moscow

A Russian plane carrying the body of the ambassador assassinated in Turkey landed on Tuesday in Moscow, where he was to be honoured in a ceremony, news agencies said.

PTI| Updated: Dec 20, 2016, 23:38 PM IST
Plane with body of slain Russian envoy lands in Moscow

Moscow: A Russian plane carrying the body of the ambassador assassinated in Turkey landed on Tuesday in Moscow, where he was to be honoured in a ceremony, news agencies said.

Andrei Karlov's coffin and his widow travelled back to Russia after the veteran diplomat was shot dead by a 22-year-old Turkish policeman at an art 
exhibit in Ankara yesterday in what Moscow called an "act of terror".