Emergency personnel are seen in front of an entrance to the U.S. Embassy following a blast, Ankara, Turkey, Friday, Feb. 1, 2013. Turkish news reports say the explosion has injured several people. (AP Photo/NTV)
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A police official says a suicide bomber has
detonated an explosive device at the entrance of the U.S. Embassy in the
Turkish capital and at least two people are dead.
An Associated Press journalist on Friday saw a body in the street in
front of an embassy side entrance. The bomb appeared to have exploded
inside the security checkpoint at the entrance of the embassy.
Private NTV television said two security guards at the entrance were killed.
The police official spoke on condition of anonymity in line with
government rules. The phones were not being answered at the embassy.
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