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Posted on 11/03/2006 1:34:14 AM PST by HAL9000
Warden Message: Extremist Threats from Somalia
Consular Affairs Bulletins Report
Sub-Saharan Africa - Kenya
October 31 2006
The U.S. Embassy Nairobi issued the following Warden Message on October 31, 2006:
The US Embassy in Nairobi wishes to alert American citizens living and traveling in Kenya to reports of terrorist threats emanating from extremist elements within Somalia which target Kenya, Ethiopia, and other surrounding countries. These threats specifically mention the execution of suicide explosions in prominent landmarks within Kenya and Ethiopia. American citizens are advised to remain vigilant and to use extreme caution when frequenting prominent public places.
American citizens with questions or concerns may telephone the consular section of the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi at (254) (20) 363-6000 or access their website at http://kenya.usembassy.gov . In the event of an after-hours emergency, the Embassy duty officer may be contacted at (254) (20) 363-6170. In Ethiopia, the US Embassy in Addis Ababa can be reached at 251-11-124-2424; emergency after-hours telephone: 251-11-124-2400; website: http://addisababa.usembassy.gov/ .
For the latest security information, Americans living and traveling abroad should regularly monitor the Department's Bureau of Consular Affairs internet website at http://travel.state.gov/ , where the current Worldwide Caution, Public Announcements, and Travel Warnings can be found. Up to date information on security can also be obtained by calling 1-888-407-4747 toll free in the U.S., or, for callers outside the U.S. and Canada, a regular toll line at 1-202-501-4444. These numbers are available from 8 AM to 8 PM Eastern Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. Federal Holidays.)
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