Private Ihlas news agency said four to five rounds were fired from a moving white auto and targeted security booth outside Gate 6 early Monday.
The attack coincided with a deepening row between Ankara and Washington over the trial of a U.S. pastor in Turkey.
Unknown gunmen have opened fire at the US Embassy in the Turkish capital Ankara in a drive-by shooting that caused no casualties, police and the embassy spokesperson said Monday.
The embassy was set to be closed this week for a public holiday to mark the Islamic Eid Al Adha festival. According to CNN Turk, four or five gunshots were heard, one of them hit a window in a security cabin but caused no casualties.
"We have no reports of any injuries and we are investigating the details".
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Tensions between the US and Turkey are high, partly because of the case of Andrew Brunson, an American pastor who is being prosecuted in Turkey for alleged espionage and terrorism-related offenses that he denies.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan also came out fighting Monday, saying an attack of Turkey's economy was no different from a strike against its flag or the Muslim call to prayer.
Shots were reportedly fired from a passing vehicle at the U.S. embassy in Ankara, Turkey.
Evangelical pastor Andrew Craig Brunson -currently under house arrest after more than 1½ years in prison- is facing up to 35 years in prison if convicted of espionage and terror-related charges.
Also, President Donald Trump has doubled the tariffs on aluminium and steel imports from Turkey, prompting Ankara to sharply hike tariffs on several USA products.