Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. embassy blast was suicide bombing

ANKARA Fri Feb 1, 2013 8:42am EST

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ANKARA (Reuters) - An attack at the U.S. Embassy in Turkey's capital on Friday that killed two people was a suicide bombing, Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan said.

In comments broadcast live by Turkish television, Erdogan called for a global effort to combat "terrorist elements".

(Writing by Ayla Jean Yackley; Editing by Nick Tattersall)

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