Explosion at US embassy in Montenegro

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There has been an explosion at the US Embassy in Montenegro, the government says.

An unidentified attacker threw an explosive device into the embassy compound in the capital Podgorica, before killing himself, it tweeted.

It said the device thrown was likely a hand grenade. No other injuries have been reported.

The US embassy earlier issued a security alert, advising citizens to stay away from the mission.

The explosion is reported to have taken place at midnight local time on Wednesday.

Police are investigating the incident and who might have been behind it.

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