Gunman opens fire near US Embassy in Bosnia

Posted October 28th, 2011 at 11:30 am (UTC-5)
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ReutersUS 3 – 10/28/2011 3:02:00 PM – BC-BOSNIA-USA/EMBASSY (PIX)

A gunman with an automatic rifle opened fire in front of the US Embassy in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo.

Police on Friday shot and arrested the man after a short stand-off.

At least one security officer was injured in the attack.

The embassy was shut down during the incident.

The reasons for the shooting were not immediately clear.