UPDATE: Several Injured in Blast Near US Embassy in Turkey

UPDATE: Police say a suicide bomber detonated a bomb at the US Embassy in the Turkish capital and 2 are dead.

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkish news reports say an explosion in front of the U.S. Embassy in the Turkish capital Ankara has injured several people.

An Associated Press journalist reported Friday seeing a body in the street in front of an embassy side entrance. It was not immediately clear what the cause of the blast was.

State-run TRT television says the blast has caused injuries and several ambulances were dispatched to the area.

We will keep you updated as new information becomes available.

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