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Explosion in front of US embassy in Ankara

us-embasssy-ankaraJust at noon on Friday local time, an explosion in front of US embassy in Ankara. Ambulances in Ankara are rushing to the US embassy following reports of an explosion. There are injured people.

UPDATE: According official reports, there was a suicide bomber detonated explosives in front of the Visa department. At least two dead,  including suicide bomber, Ankara governor siad. At least two injured, some reports say.

United States ambassador to Turkey Francis J. Ricciardone confirmed that it was a suicice bomber.  ”We are among our friends in Turkey. We feel safe” he said.

UPDATE: A suicide bomber have identified as Ecevit Sanlı, 30, a member of the banned, anti american Marxist- Leninist group the Revolutionary People’s Liberation Party/Front (DHKP/C). Recently Turkey made several arrests including many lawyers