More: @Reuters TURKISH TV FOOTAGE SHOWS SMOKE RISING, DAMAGE TO SIDE ENTRANCE OF U.S. EMBASSY IN ANKARA AFTER BLAST.—
Bill Hemmer (@BillHemmer) February 01, 2013
Police say a suicide bomber detonated a device outside the U.S. embassy in the Turkish capital of Ankara.
Two deaths have been reported: the bomber and one victim.
Confirmation from the State Department:
Another image from the scene in Ankara:
The U.S. ambassador and embassy spokesman were not injured in the blast.
More details are coming in:
There are reports that a journalist was wounded in the terrorist attack.
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From Turkey’s ambassador to the United States:
Some context from Jim Geraghty, who lived in Ankara:
More on the suicide bomber:
Twitchy will monitor developments and update as more information becomes available.