This content is not available in your region

Shots fired outside US embassy in Ankara

Access to the comments Comments
By Euronews
Shots fired outside US embassy in Ankara

<p>The United States embassy and its consulates in Istanbul and Adana have closed for normal operations on Tuesday after a man fired shots outside the Ankara offices.</p> <p>Police detained an individual who fired into the air using a pump-action shotgun that was hidden in his coat. The embassy said the individual opened fire at 3.50 am local time and remained in police custody. </p> <p>There were no reports of injuries.</p> <p>The incident comes hours after the Russian ambassador was shot dead in the city by an off-duty policeman.</p>