Armenian Man Opens Fire at Turkish Embassy in Moscow

The Turkish embassy in Moscow

MOSCOW (—An Armenian man opened fire with a rifle at the Turkish embassy in Moscow, Russia, on Monday morning, Cihan news agency reported.

The man, identified as Arthur Mirzoyan, 43, is a company manager in Moscow.

No causalities or injuries have been reported in the attack.

The man shot at a sign on the embassy building depicting the Turkish coat of arms after parking his car on the street in the morning hours.

Mirzoyan refused to explain his motive for the attack, but police put emphasis on the recent tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan as a possible motive.


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  1. Hratch said:

    Just what we needed, further excuse by Mother Russia to exert pressure on Armenian migrant workers.