Turkey: Shots fired at the US Embassy in Ankara – Manhunt underway
A Muslim terrorist fired shots at U.S. Embassy in Ankara, Turkey, at 5 a.m. local time Monday (10 p.m. EDT, Sunday).
According to reports, the fires were shot from a white car, however, the license plate could not be determined.
The car escaped on the boulevard in the direction of Cinnah Caddesi in Ankara. The terrorist reportedly targeted the security guard cabin. Police officials around the city were alerted about the vehicle and they are on the lookout for the terrorist.
According to reports, 4-5 gunshots were heard in front of Gate 6 of the embassy near the security officer’s cabin.
No injuries have been reported so far.
The attack coincided with a deepening row between Ankara and Washington over the trial of a U.S. pastor in Turkey.