Turkish Marxist group claims US embassy attack: website
Published on Feb 2, 2013 11:31 PM
ANKARA (AFP) - A radical Turkish Marxist group has claimed responsibility for the suicide bomb attack at the US embassy in Ankara, according to a statement posted on the Internet on Saturday.
The Revolutionary People's Liberation Front (DHKP-C), which the Turkish authorities had already blamed for Friday's bombing, accused the United States of being "the murderers of the world," according to a statement on the Halkin Sesi (The Voice of the People) website.
The site carried two pictures of the bomber identified as Alisan Sanli, one of which shows him brandishing a gun.
Th authorities have said the bomber was previously jailed for his involvement in attack on a military compound in Istanbul in 1997.
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