U.s. embassy in Turkey targeted by shooting

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In the Turkish capital Ankara have strangers Monday morning, the American embassy under fire. There are no injuries reported.

Reported that the news channels Habertürk and CNN Türk. The shots were from a passing car unloaded, under the direction of the sentry of the building. The perpetrator or perpetrators are on the run.

The shooting comes amid a diplomatic conflict between the United States and Turkey, which was triggered by the house arrest of Andrew Brunson in Turkey. The American pastor was at the end of 2016 in the aftermath of the failed coup in July and arrested on suspicion of terrorism and espionage.

At the beginning of August, the U.S. sanctions against Turkey. The measures functioned as a catalyst for the crisis in the country provoked a large fall of the Turkish lira.

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