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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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Turkish DHKP-C group claims responsibility for US Embassy attack

Turkish leftist group DHKP-C said it was responsible for a suicide bomb attack on the US 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.

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