Gunshots were heard in front of the embassy building, according to the Daily Sabah English-language daily. Security forces have reportedly “neutralized” one of two assailants, it added. Previous reports claimed the attacker was killed.
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The outlet said embassy staff were sent into hiding as a safety precaution, and police units and ambulances were dispatched to the scene.
According to CNN Turk, an attacker has been shot in the leg after a stabbing attempt at the entrance to the embassy.