American Turkey stations close after shots

The US Embassy and the consulates in Istanbul and Adana continue Tuesdays, after someone in the night from Monday to Tuesday shots for the Embassy building in Ankara. No one was injured and the shooter is busted.

The shooting followed the murder of the Russian Ambassador in Turkey. Andrey Karlov was shot in his back while he held a speech at the opening of a photo exhibition. The perpetrator, a 22-year-old policeman, called: "forget Aleppo." He was shot dead after his act itself.

According to the Turkish news agency Anadolu fired the man who a few hours later outside the American Embassy hit eight or nine bullets. He could be arrested.

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