According to the information, the incident occurred at the opening of the photo exhibition.
As witness of the incident informed, the ambassador was speaking at the opening ceremony, when someone behind him shouted "Allahu akbar!" and started shooting.
It was reported to the President of Russia, he plans to discuss the situation with the Foreign Minister and the heads of the security services, the press-secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov reported.
Russia Foreign Ministry emphasizes that considers the incident the act of terror.
The attacker also smashed some of the photographs, AP reported.