Suicide Bombing at U.S. Embassy in Turkey Leaves 2 Dead

Fran Townsend on today’s fatal suicide bombing at the U.S. embassy in Turkey: “This was not…thrown together at the last minute”:

AP reports that Ankara blames “a domestic left-wing militant group” for the blast. Regardless, this event is beyond fluid (and, as with anything involving Turkish political affairs, mercurial) so grain-of-salt caveats apply as wheat is sifted from chaff.

After the jump, a Storified tick-tock of the bombing, primarily in Turkish but with ample visuals to help bridge any language barrier (h/t).

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