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23 Feb 2020 | 10:25 PM UTC

Mali: US Embassy warns of possible attack in Koulikoro region February 24

American diplomatic sources warn of a possible attack in Koulikoro region on February 24; avoid the area

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Event

The US Embassy in Mali has warned of a possible attack in the Koulikoro region on Monday, February 24. Diplomatic officials have consequently canceled all travel outside of Bamako for Embassy staff and are advising US citizens to avoid the Koulikoro area on Monday.

Further information is not available as of the early hours (local time) on Monday, however, individuals are advised to avoid the area.

Advice

Individuals in the Koulikoro region, and in Bamako, are advised to monitor the situation, avoid the area, remain vigilant, report suspicious objects and behavior, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.