Ambassade in VSA waarsku oor terroriste aanvalle in SA

US embassy warns of planned terrorist attacks in S

The US government has received information that terrorist groups are planning to carry out near-term attacks against places where its citizens congregate in shopping areas in South Africa, its embassy said on Saturday. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
JOHANNESBURG – The US government has received information that terrorist groups are planning to carry out near-term attacks against places where its citizens congregate in shopping areas in South Africa, its embassy said on Saturday.
“This information comes against the backdrop of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant’s public call for its adherents to carry out terrorist attacks globally during the upcoming month of Ramadan,” it said in a statement posted on its website.

Threats to Shopping Areas and Malls June 4, 2016 The U.S. Diplomatic Mission to South Africa informs U.S. citizens that the U.S. Government has received information that terrorist groups are planning…

South African security agencies have replied by saying they are capable of ensuring the safety off all people residing in the country, its foreign affairs spokesman said on Saturday.

“The state security agency and other security agencies in this country are very much capable of keeping South Africa safe. The security of this country is as good as it always has been,” International Relations and Cooperation spokesperson Clayson Monyela said.

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