REUTERS

Several gunshots were fired from a vehicle at the U.S. embassy in the Turkish capital, Ankara, on Monday, hitting a window in a security post but causing no casualties, broadcaster CNN Turk reported.

It said police teams were searching for the assailants who fled in a white car after the attack, which occurred around 5 a.m. (02:00 GMT), Reuters wrote.

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The attack coincided with a deepening row between Ankara and Washington over the trial of a U.S. pastor in Turkey.