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No Indian casualties in Turkish capital blast

February 01, 2013 19:08 IST

No Indian nationals have been injured in the blast at the entrance of the US embassy in the Turkish capital today and Indian Ambassador Sushmita Ganguly in Ankara was in touch with local authorities.

"Indian Ambassador in Ankara Sushmita Ganguly has informed that she is in touch with local authorities and the US embassy and no Indian nationals have been injured in the blast," official sources said.

A suicide bomber detonated an explosive device at the entrance of the US embassy and at least two people are dead, according to a local Turkish police official in Ankara.

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