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Explosion Hits US Embassy in Turkey

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Medics carry an injured woman on a stretcher to an ambulance after a suspected suicide bomber detonated an explosive device at the entrance of the U.S. Embassy in the Turkish capital, Ankara, February 1, 2013.

Medics carry an injured woman on a stretcher to an ambulance after a suspected suicide bomber detonated an explosive device at the entrance of the U.S. Embassy in the Turkish capital, Ankara, February 1, 2013.

Turkish media reports say a suicide bombing outside the U.S. embassy in Ankara has killed at least one person.

Earlier reports said two security guards were killed in the blast.

Ambulances and firefighters rushed to the scene.

Police cordoned off the area, where several other embassies are located.

In 2008, three gunmen and three policemen were killed in an attack outside the U.S. consulate in Istanbul.

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