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Gate 2 of the embassy just after a (Credit: AP )

Gate 2 of the embassy just after a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device at the entrance of the U.S. Embassy in the Turkish capital, Ankara. A suspected suicide bomber detonated an explosive device at the entrance of the U.S. Embassy. (Feb. 1, 2013)

Suicide bombing at U.S. Embassy in Turkey

A suicide bomber detonated an explosive device at the U.S. Embassy in Ankara leaving the bomber and a Turkish security guard dead.

Gate 2 of the embassy just after a
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Gate 2 of the embassy just after a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device at the entrance of the U.S. Embassy in the Turkish capital, Ankara. A suspected suicide bomber detonated an explosive device at the entrance of the U.S. Embassy. (Feb. 1, 2013)

U.S. ambassador to Turkey Francis J. Ricciardone, center
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U.S. ambassador to Turkey Francis J. Ricciardone, center left, and provincial governor Alaaddin Yuksel, center right, give a press point at the site of a blast outside the U.S. Embassy in Ankara. (Feb. 1, 2013)

Elevated view of the side entrance of the
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Elevated view of the side entrance of the U.S. Embassy in the Turkish capital, Ankara, after a suspected suicide bomber detonated an explosive device. The bomb appeared to have exploded inside the security checkpoint at the entrance of the visa section of the embassy. A police official said at least two people are dead. (Feb. 1, 2013)

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Emergency personnel block an entrance of the U.S.
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Emergency personnel block an entrance of the U.S. Embassy in the Turkish capital, Ankara, after a suspected suicide bomber detonated an explosive device. The bomb appeared to have exploded inside the security checkpoint at the entrance of the visa section of the embassy. A police official said at least two people are dead. (Feb. 1, 2013)

Emergency personnel are seen in front of a
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Emergency personnel are seen in front of a side entrance of the U.S. Embassy in the Turkish capital, Ankara, after a suspected suicide bomber detonated an explosive device. The bomb appeared to have exploded inside the security checkpoint at the entrance of the visa section of the embassy. A police official said at least two people are dead. (Feb. 1, 2013)

Police experts work at the site of a
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Police experts work at the site of a blast outside the US Embassy in Ankara. The force of the explosion damaged nearby buildings in the Cankaya neighborhood where many other state institutions and embassies are also located. (Feb. 1, 2013)

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