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Europe not safe for travel anymore? US issues alert, cites terrorism threat

Extremists continue to focus on tourist locations, markets and shopping mall, says the alert

IANS  |  Washington 

The US State Department on Monday issued a travel alert to US citizens concerning continued threat of terrorist attacks throughout Europe. In the alert, the State Department cited recent incidents in France, Russia, Sweden and the United Kingdom to demonstrate that extremist groups, including Islamic State, Al Qaeda and their affiliates, "have the ability to plan and execute terrorist attacks in Europe", Xinhua news agency reported. "Extremists continue to focus on tourist locations, transportation hubs, markets and shopping malls, and local government facilities ...

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First Published: Tue, May 02 2017. 07:11 IST
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