Turkish leftist group claims U.S. embassy bombing: website

Reuters News
Posted: Feb 02, 2013 9:31 AM

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish leftist group DHKP-C said on Saturday it was responsible for a suicide bomb attack on the U.S. embassy in Ankara on Friday, according to a statement on a website close to the group.

"Our warrior Alisan Sanli carried out an act of self-sacrifice on Feb 1, 2013, by entering the Ankara embassy of the United States, murderer of the people of the world," the statement said.

(Reporting by Seltem Iyigun; Writing by Nick Tattersall; Editing by Jon Hemming)