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27 Feb 2020 | 10:26 AM UTC

Kenya: US Embassy warns of possible terrorist attack in Nairobi February 27

US Embassy warns citizens on February 27 that terrorists may be plotting an attack in Nairobi

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Event

The US Embassy issued an advisory to its citizens on Thursday, February 27, warning that terrorists may be planning to carry out an attack against a major hotel in Nairobi over the near term. The unidentified hotel is believed to be popular with business travelers and tourists.

Advice

Individuals in Nairobi are advised to exercise increased vigilance for militant activity, particularly when visiting or staying at hotels in the area, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments.