A security officer runs after an explosion at the entrance of the U.S. embassy in Ankara February 1, 2013. A suicide bomber killed a Turkish security guard (not in picture) at the U.S. embassy in Ankara on Friday, blowing the door off a side entrance and
Turkish leftist group claims U.S. embassy bombing: website
Posted : Saturday, 02 February 2013 09:35AM
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish leftist group DHKP-C said on Saturday it was responsible for a suicide bomb attack on the U.S. embassy in Ankara on Friday, according to a statement on a website close to the group.
"Our warrior Alisan Sanli carried out an act of self-sacrifice on Feb 1, 2013, by entering the Ankara embassy of the United States, murderer of the people of the world," the statement said.
(Reporting by Seltem Iyigun; Writing by Nick Tattersall; Editing by Jon Hemming)
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