Suicide Bomber Kills Guard At U.S. Embassy In Turkey

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Turkish police forensic experts inspect the site after an explosion at the entrance of the U.S. embassy in Ankara February 1, 2013. Credit: REUTERS/Stringer
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A suicide bomber killed a Turkish security guard at the U.S. embassy in Ankara on Friday, blowing the door off a side entrance and sending smoke and debris flying into the street. A Reuters witness saw one wounded person being lifted into an ambulance as police armed with assault rifles cordoned off the area. 'It was a huge explosion. I was sitting in my shop when it happened. I saw what looked like a body part on the ground,' said travel agent Kamiyar Barnos whose shop window was shattered around 100 meters away from the blast. One witness said the blast was audible a mile away.

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What? Another attack on an American Embassy? A Tur... by Hal O'Leary on Friday, Feb 1, 2013 at 10:59:32 AM