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US embassy bomber 'is Turkish'

A security guard has been killed after an explosion in front of the US embassy in Ankara. The suicide bomber, who died in the blast, is believed to have been a Turkish citizen, the country's interior ministry claims.

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Foreign Secretary condemns terrorist attack in Ankara

William Hague condemned the attack on the US embassy in Ankara and said Turkey and the US could rely on the UK's "full support" to find those responsible. He said:

My thoughts are with the families and friends of the victims of the terrorist attack at the US Embassy in Ankara today. I condemn this attack in the strongest terms. Turkey and the United States can rely on the full support of the United Kingdom as they seek to hold to account those responsible.

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