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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka

Location: Sri Lanka Event:  Terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in Sri Lanka. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting tourist locations, transportation hubs, markets, shopping malls, government facilities, hotels, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, parks, major sporting and cultural events, educational institutions, airports, hospitals, and other public areas. Actions to Take: Be aware ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka

Location: Sri Lanka Event: Sri Lankan authorities are reporting that additional attacks targeting places of worship may occur.  U.S. citizens are encouraged to avoid these areas over the weekend, starting tomorrow, April 26th through Sunday, April 28th.  Continue to remain vigilant and avoid large crowds. Actions to Take: Be aware of your surroundings. Stay alert in locations ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka

Location: Sri Lanka Event: Sri Lankan authorities are reporting that additional attacks may occur targeting places of worship.  Avoid these areas over the weekend, starting tomorrow, April 26th through Sunday, April 28th.  Continue to remain vigilant and avoid large crowds. Actions to Take: Be aware of your surroundings. Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists. Review your ...
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U.S. Ambassador Calls for Unity, Details U.S. Support to Sri Lanka

Embassy of the United States of America Colombo Press Release Public Affairs Section Tel: +94 (1) 249-8100 Fax: +94 (1) 244-9070 Email: VanHornNT@state.gov Release No. 20190425 April 25, Colombo: U.S. Ambassador to Sri Lanka Alaina B. Teplitz called for unity in the wake of the Easter Sunday terrorist attacks that killed at least 359 innocent people, ...
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Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka,

Location: Colombo Event: Following the bombings on Sunday, April 21, Sri Lankan authorities continue to pursue leads related to the attacks.  Be prepared for possible checkpoints, road closures, and ongoing searches of people, vehicles, and other items of interest. Actions to Take: Be aware of your surroundings when traveling to tourist locations and crowded public ...
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