>> Police swooping in on the family of the man who shot dead Russia's ambassador to Turkey. Andrei Karlov gunned down inside an art gallery on Monday. The gunman identified as 22 Mglut Mert Oltendoas, the off-duty police officer shouting don't forget Aleppo as he shot Karloff in the back.
The state run Anadolu agency reports the attacker's mother, father, sister, and two other relatives are being held. His flat mate in Ankara also detained. The shooter's body was removed from the gallery in the early hours of Tuesday morning, a crime scene investigation van still parked outside. Russian investigators touching down in Ankara to help local police.
Both countries foreign ministers, who are meeting in Moscow on Tuesday, have vowed to work together to fight terrorism.>> I expect our talks in the upcoming trilateral meeting with our Iranian colleagues will help us reach an agreement that will promote the process of reconciliation in Syria with concrete deeds.
Will create conditions to the effective supply of humanitarian aid and the beginning of political negotiations. But at the same time, will give no mercy to the terrorists.>> No group is yet claiming any responsibility for the killing. A senior Turkish security official claiming there is very strong signs that the shooter was
] part of the group that Ankara says try to overthrow the government in a coup last July.
An aide to US-based cleric Fethullah Gulen calls the accusation laughable and an effort to cover up a lapse in security.