Gunmen attack U.S. Consulate in Turkey

Officials say 3 police, 3 gunmen killed


A reporter for The Associated Press who visited the consulate last week drove unimpeded past an entrance for the public and parked on a residential street two blocks away. The area directly in front of the entrance was kept clear of vehicles.

Several Turkish guards stood in separate locations outside the entrance, but weapons were not on display.

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Associated Press Chief of Bureau in Turkey, Christopher Torchia, and AP Writers Selcan Hacaoglu and Suzan Fraser in Ankara contributed to this report.


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