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Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. embassy blast was suicide bombing

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Fri, 1 Feb 2013 13:42 GMT
Author: Reuters
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ANKARA, Feb 1 (Reuters) - An attack at the U.S. Embassy in Turkey's capital on Friday that killed two people was a suicide bombing, Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said.

In comments broadcast live by Turkish television, Erdogan called for a global effort to combat "terrorist elements".

(Writing by Ayla Jean Yackley; Editing by Nick Tattersall)

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