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US Embassy warns of Terrorist Threat in South Africa

9 September 2015

The United States Embassy has issued a warning that terrorists could be targeting US interests in South Africa.

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“The U.S. Diplomatic Mission to South Africa has received information that extremists may be targeting U.S. interests in South Africa, to possibly include U.S. Government facilities and other facilities identifiable with U.S. business interests.

There is no additional information as to timing or potential targeting,” said the Embassy in a statement.

“Be vigilant and take appropriate steps to enhance your personal security,” added the Embassy.

US citizens can contact the Embassy via consularjohannesburg@state.gov or (011) 290-3000.

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