Security camera pictures of the suicide bomber released
ANKARA - Anatolia News Agency
The suspect is reportedly Ecevit Şanlı, a member of the outlawed Revolutionary People's Liberation Party/Front (DHKP/C).Security camera footage and pictures of the suicide bomber who attacked the U.S. Embassy in Ankara became public Feb. 2.
The suspect, who has been officially identified as Ecevit Şanlı, a member of the outlawed Revolutionary People's Liberation Party/Front (DHKP/C), is seen approaching the U.S. embassy building carrying an envelope.
The suspect is wearing a thick coat and seems to be alone on the street.
The suspect presented himself with fake identification and used six kilos of TNT and an electronic detonator, according to the Ankara Governor's Office. He also detonated a grenade during the attack, authorities said.