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Man Opens Fire In Front Of U.S. Embassy

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SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) - A man opened fire with an automatic weapon outside the U.S. Embassy in Bosnia on Friday, and authorities said he was targeting the building in a terrorist
attack.

The man injured at least one police officer guarding the embassy before police surrounded him. After a 30-minute standoff, the sound of a single shot echoed and the shooter slumped to the ground.

Police arrested the wounded man and took him away in an ambulance as pedestrians watched from behind buildings and vehicles. Sarajevo police spokesman Irfan Nefic said the man was
being treated at a hospital. The U.S. Embassy said none of its employees was injured.

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