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The Latest: Official: Attacker wounded near Israeli Embassy

Posted September 21

— The Latest on the shooting outside the Israeli Embassy in Ankara (all times local):

1 p.m.

A spokesman for Israel's Foreign Ministry says that an attacker apparently armed with a knife tried to enter the Israeli Embassy before being shot and slightly wounded.

Emmanuel Nahshon told The Associated Press that it was "an attempted assault near the Israeli embassy in Ankara. The attacker was wounded before he reached the embassy."

Nahshon said that all Israeli Embassy staff is safe. The attacker has been captured.

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12:50 p.m.

A Turkish news agency says that a shooting outside the Israeli Embassy in Ankara has left one person wounded.

The private Dogan agency didn't provide further details about the shooting on Wednesday.

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