US embassy warns citizens in Turkey about ‘credible’ terrorist threats

ISTANBUL – The United States warned US citizens in Turkey on Tuesday about “credible” terrorist threats to tourist areas in the country.

“The US government continues to receive credible indications that terrorist groups are seeking opportunities to attack popular tourist destinations throughout Turkey,” the embassy in Ankara said in a statement emailed to US citizens.

“Foreign tourists in Turkey have been explicitly targeted by terrorist organizations,” the US embassy said in what it described as an “emergency message.”

via ynetnews.com

Source: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4796603,00.html

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