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‘Smartly dressed’ killer of Russian ambassador was on sick leave

ANKARA: The 22-year-old Turkish policeman who gunned down the Russian ambassador in Ankara called in sick on the day of the attack and promised to bring a doctor's note for his supervisors, a senior security official told Reuters. The government has identified Mevlut Mert Altintas as the gunman who shouted "Don't forget Aleppo!" as he opened fire repeatedly on envoy Andrey Karlov while he was giving a speech at an art gallery in the Turkish capital. The attack, caught on video and widely circulated on social media, was…