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News ID: 26352
Publish Date: 10:57 - 23 July 2018
TEHRAN, July 23 - Shots were fired at a vehicle carrying a U.S. embassy official in southern Guatemala on Sunday evening but there were no injuries, a spokesman for the Central American country’s national police said.

Shots fired at vehicle carrying U.S. official in Guatemala, no injuries

TEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - A spokesman for the embassy confirmed the incident and said U.S. officials were working with police to investigate.

“It seems the incident did not have a political motivation, nor was it directed at the embassy,” he said.

Shots were fired by a group of residents, who were pursuing those responsible for a crime in the southern city of San Vicente Pacaya, as the vehicle was passing through the area, police said.

Police said they helped the diplomat return home after the incident.

Source: Reuters

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