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 Image of Russian Ambassador Karlov's murderer wins World Press Photo contest. PHOTO

Associated Press photographer Burhan Ozbilici has won the 2017 World Press Photo contest.

As reported by Censor.NET citing The Associated Press, AP photographer Burhan Ozbilici has won the 2017 World Press Photo competition for the image of Russian ambassador's assassin, taken in December last year.

Watch more: Murder of Russian ambassador to Turkey. New VIDEO

As reported, the Russian diplomat was shot dead by a gunman in Turkish Ankara's Contemporary Arts Gallery at the opening of exhibition called "Russia through Turks' eyes" on Dec. 19. The shooter called the act a revenge for Aleppo. The Russian Foreign Ministry described the incident as a terrorist attack.

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