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US Consulate in Mexico comes under attack ahead of Ivanka’s visit

The attack, it need be noted, came hours ahead of the visit of US President's daughter Ivanka Trump

It is a major terror attack at the US consulate in Mexico’s city of Guadalajara.

The attack, it need be noted, came hours ahead of the visit of US President’s daughter Ivanka Trump .

The consulate was attacked with explosives, as per sources.

The site was also to be visited by the US Vice President Mike Pence.

Local media confirmed that the explosion did damage a wall but caused no injuries.

“The investigation has been handed over to federal authorities, who will give information on developments in due time,” the prosecutor’s office for the western state of Jalisco, where Guadalajara is located, said on Twitter.

Prosecution sources said a person threw an explosive device at the building and ran away.

The suspect was caught on film by security cameras but evaded authorities, despite the heavy security presence at the building.

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