US Embassy in Turkey Warns of Potential Terrorist Attack
On Friday, the US Embassy in Turkey warned American citizens of a potential terror attack in Istanbul or elsewhere in the country.
According to a security alert put forth by the embassy, it "has received credible reports of potential terrorist attacks and kidnappings against US citizens and foreign nationals in Istanbul, including against the US Consulate General, as well as potentially other locations in Turkey."
The alert warned citizens "to exercise heightened caution in locations where Americans or foreigners may gather, including large office buildings or shopping malls."
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