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US citizens warned in view of holidays in SL

The United States Embassy in Colombo issued a fresh security warning to US citizens travelling in Sri Lanka to exercise increased caution during the upcoming holidays.

The alert was issued as per standard procedure before the holidays.

“In acknowledgment of upcoming holidays, the US Embassy reminds American citizens of the current Level 2 Travel Advisory (Exercise Increased Caution). 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,” the security alert said.

The Embassy instructed US citizens to be aware of their surroundings when travelling to tourist locations and crowded public venues and follow the instructions of local authorities. 

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