US warns of possible imminent terror attack in Saudi city of Jeddah
The U.S. State Department warned Americans in Saudi Arabia on Thursday of a possible imminent terror attack in the Red Sea port city of Jeddah.
"The U.S. Consulate General in Jeddah has received an unconfirmed report that a possible terrorist attack in the Al Hamra district of Jeddah may occur in the near future," the State Department said in a statement.
"While we cannot certify the credibility of the threat, in light of recent events this information is being shared with the American community."
The State Department advised U.S. citizens in Saudi Arabia to maintain a high level of vigilance and to take steps to increase their security. "Some consulate families resident in the al-Hamra district have elected to move to different quarters," it said. (Albawaba.com)
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