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US Embassy issues security alert

“Heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad,” the United States Embassy in Colombo warned issuing a security alert yesterday evening.

“This is a worldwide caution. We encourage all Americans to register in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) whenever traveling abroad,” U.S. Embassy for Sri Lanka and the Maldives Tweeted.

The Security Alert asked the US Citizens in Sri Lanka and the Maldives to “Keep a low profile, be aware of their surroundings, stay alert in locations frequented by tourists, review their personal security plans and have travel documents up to date and easily accessible.”

The Embassy said it continues to review the security situation and would provide additional information as needed.


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