ANKARA: Gunshots were fired at the US Embassy in Ankara early on Monday, without causing any casualties, Turkish and American officials said as tensions spiked between the two Nato allies. Six shots were fired at the embassy with three bullets hitting the iron gate and exterior wall, the Ankara governor’s office said, indicating there were “no casualties”. Turkish police detained one suspect in connection with the attack, the state-run Anadolu news agency said, without providing any details. Speaking to AFP, spokesman David Gainer confirmed the embassy was investigating a “security incident”. “We have no reports of any injuries and we are investigating the details,” he said.
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