US, Turkish staff struck by debris in Ankara embassy blast

By REUTERS
February 1, 2013 20:18

 
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WASHINGTON - Several US and Turkish staff at the US embassy in Ankara were struck by debris from a suicide bombing that killed one Turkish guard on Friday, US State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said.

The spokeswoman said a Turkish visitor to the embassy was in "serious condition" following the blast, which Turkish Interior Minister Muammer Guler said was carried out by a member of an illegal far-left group. Nuland said the staff members struck by debris were treated at the embassy clinic and released.

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