U.S. warns of attack threat at the Coast of Kenya
Written by Mulindi Carey Adekhela
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A section of the Coast of Kenya towards Malindi. Photo David Indeje
As the Kenya defense forces continue to intensify security within Kenya borders to fight terrorism the US government has warned its citizens of a possible terror attack in Mombasa.
According to a report published in the US Embassy website, it has received information of terror attack and therefore, it is recalling back its entire citizen working in Mombasa.
The US embassy has also cancelled all work related trips to Mombasa until 1st July and it wants all its citizens working in Mombasa to be cautious of the warning while still in Mombasa.
"This is to alert all U.S. citizens in Kenya, or planning to travel to Kenya in the near future, that the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi has received information of an imminent threat of a terrorist attack in Mombasa. "All U.S. government travel to Mombasa is suspended until July 1, 2012. All U.S. government personnel are required to leave Mombasa,” the embassy statement said.
This comes a day after the acting head of public service who is also the secretary to the cabinet Francis Kimemia said the anti-terror police are doing all they can to fight terrorism as probe continues on products that are thought to be used in the manufacture of explosives that have been used in terror acts in the country.