Published: Feb 01, 2013 8:19 AM EST
Updated: Feb 01, 2013 10:27 AM EST

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey's Interior Minister Muammer Guler says a suicide bomber who detonated an explosive in front of the U.S. Embassy in Ankara is most likely connected to a domestic left-wing militant organization.
A police official told the Associated Press that the bomber is most likely a suspected member of the outlawed Revolutionary People's Liberation Party-Front.
He spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not permitted to speak to the press.
The group is designated a terrorist organization by the United States but had been relatively quiet in recent years.

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