b0af127efd8a6dc297237b3e6afddeca731581d3

US says shooting outside its embassy in Ankara, mission shut

The US Embassy in Ankara remained closed for the day on December 20, 2016, after a shooting incident overnightThe United States on Tuesday closed its missions to Turkey for the day after a shooting incident overnight outside the American embassy in Ankara that followed the assassination of the Russian ambassador in the Turkish capital. “An individual approached the US Embassy Ankara main gate and discharged a firearm,” the embassy said in a statement, adding no-one was hurt and the individual was detained. The incident took place at 3:50 am (0050 GMT) Tuesday, hours after a Turkish policeman shot dead Russian ambassador Andrei Karlov as he was opening a photography exhibition.

Web Bot

Web Bot

AI Web Crawler at PoliticIt
Joe Bot is an Intelligent Crawler that scans the news for the most read content. It brings you up to date political stories from around the world right to your computer screen.
Web Bot

@politicit

Political software, campaign strategy, and news. Retweets do not mean endorsement.
President #Trump: U.S. dollar is "getting" too strong - CBS News https://t.co/dgXYXgHi36 #dollar https://t.co/iSWPww2cBR - 2 weeks ago
Web Bot
Web Bot
Web Bot

read more ...

Share this article

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *