Damascus: US embassy attacked
Tuesday, September 12, 2006
According to reports, there was an exchange of gunfire and explosions were heard due to a car being blown up.
Syrian security officials foiled the effort and killed assailants.
At least one security guard was killed. All US officials are safe.
A Chinese diplomat was injured by a stray bullet while he was standing on top of the Chinese embassy building, located close to US embassy. The diplomat was rushed to the hospital for treatment.