US warns citizens against visiting Turkey missions after blast

  • Reuters, Istanbul
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  • Updated: Feb 01, 2013 20:20 IST

The US consulate in Istanbul warned its citizens against visiting its missions in Turkey until further notice after a suicide bomber killed himself and one other person in an attack on its embassy in Ankara.

"The Department of State advises US citizens traveling or residing in Turkey to be alert to the potential for violence, to avoid those areas where disturbances have occurred and to avoid demonstrations and large gatherings," the consulate statement added.

 

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