Man detained after bomb scare in front of US consulate in Istanbul
Istanbul police detained one man in front of the United States consulate in Istanbul on Feb. 27 after the man threatened to detonate a bomb he said he was carrying Hurriyet Daily Neüs reported
According to initial reports, the man, who is thought to have mental problems, was not carrying a bomb.
In Februrary 2013, a suicide bomber attacked the U.S. Embassy in Ankara, also killing Mustafa Akarsu, the Turkish security guard, at the entrance. The outlawed Revolutionary People's Liberation Party/Front (DHKP/C) claimed responsibility.