TODAY | February 01, 2013
>>> an explosion at the entrance to the u.s. embassy in turkey. foreign correspondent richard engel is in istanbul with the latest. richard, good morning.
>> reporter: good morning. details are still coming in, but witnesses say that a suicide bomber tried to enter the u.s. embassy using a side door, that he got as far as the first x-ray machine and then detonated some sort of explosive device. the u.s. ambassador quoted by the roueuters news agency says one turkish guard was killed, working for the u.s. embassy . there were many injured, mostly people who were walking by on the street. the u.s. embassy just issued a statement, but didn't provide any details. it said that they are thankful for the actions of the turkish authorities and that more information will be provided later.
>> richard engel , thank you very