US Raises Alarm Over Possible Terrorist Attack In Abuja

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The United States of America has issued a fresh warning that terrorists may strike in Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Naija News reports the advisory was issued in a statement on Sunday by the US Embassy in Abuja.

Following this development, the US Embassy announced that it would offer reduced services until further notice and urged American citizens to avoid non-essential movements.

According to the statement, possible targets by the terrorists may include government buildings, places of worship, schools, markets, shopping malls, hotels, bars, restaurants, athletic gatherings, transport terminals, law enforcement facilities, and international organizations.

The statement read partly, “There is an elevated risk of terror attacks in Nigeria, specifically in Abuja. Targets may include, but are not limited to, government buildings, places of worship, schools, markets, shopping malls, hotels, bars, restaurants, athletic gatherings, transport terminals, law enforcement facilities, and international organizations. The U.S. Embassy will offer reduced services until further notice.”

The US Embassy went further to warn American citizens to avoid all non-essential travel or movement, and to stay alert.

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