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Police take precautions against risk of second blast

from Hurriyet Daily News
Police have taken vast precautions outside the U.S. Embassy building.

US embassy bomber probably Turkish, minister says

from Hurriyet Daily News
A suicide bomber who attacked the U.S. Embassy in Ankara earlier today was a male and probably Turkish.

2 Dead in Suicide Bombing at U.S. Embassy in Turkey

from NYT > Turkey by By SEBNEM ARSU


A suicide bomber killed one security employee and injured another person in an attack on the United States Embassy in Ankara on Friday, the Ankara governor said.

HDN columnist had sounded warning on possible attacks in Turkey

from Hurriyet Daily News
HDN columnist Nihat Ali Özcan had warned last week that Western interests in Turkey could come under attack

Suicide bombing at U.S. embassy in Turkey kills 2

from Yahoo news
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) ? A suspected suicide bomber detonated an explosive Friday in front of the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, killing himself and a guard at the entrance gate, officials said.

Suicide bomber member of an outlawed leftist group, Turkish Interior Minister says

from Hurriyet Daily News
The attacker is a member of an outlawed leftist group, minister says

Suicide Bomber Attacks U.S. Embassy in Turkey

from Mashable! by Alex Fitzpatrick

Suicide Bomber Was Radical Leftist

from Kamil Pasha by Jenny White
Photo from Radikal
Photo from Radikal

The Turkish press is reporting that the suicide bomber who attacked the US embassy today has been officially identified as Ecevit Şanlı, 30, a member of the outlawed Marxist-Leninist Revolutionary People?s Liberation Party/Front (DHKP/CDevrimci Halk Kurtuluş Partisi-Cephesi)

Turkey: Embassy bomber connected to domestic group

from Yahoo news
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) ? Turkey’s Interior Minister Muammer Guler says a suicide bomber who detonated an explosive in front of the U.S. Embassy in Ankara is most likely connected to a domestic left-wing militant organization.
U.S. Ambassador to Turkey Francis Ricciardone speaks to media outside of the U.S. Embassy in Ankara
U.S. Ambassador to Turkey Francis Ricciardone (L, with white hair) speaks to media outside of the U.S. Embassy in Ankara February 1, 2013. A suicide bomber from a far-left group killed a Turkish …

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