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Suicide bomber kills guard at U.S. Embassy in Turkey

Posted: February 2, 2013 at 5:44 a.m.

Officials gather at a checkpoint entry to the U.S. Embassy in the Turkish capital, Ankara, on Friday just after a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device.

In the second deadly assault on a U.S. diplomatic post in five months, a suicide bomber struck the American Embassy in Ankara on Friday, killing a Turkish security guard in what the White House described as a terrorist attack.

Suicide bomber hits U.S. Embassy in Turkey

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. (By The Associated Press)
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