US warns citizens on terror threats to Turkey tourist sites

Ankara, April 27 (IANS) The US has warned its citizens about terrorist threats to tourist areas in Turkey.

“The US government continues to receive credible indications that terrorist groups are seeking opportunities to attack popular tourist destinations throughout Turkey,” Xinhua news agency quoted the US embassy in Ankara as saying on Tuesday.

“Foreign tourists in Turkey have been explicitly targeted by terrorist organisations,” it said.

The US issued a security warning to its citizens in Turkey on April 9 this year, saying there were credible threats to tourist areas in Istanbul and Antalya.

Turkey has been hit by four suicide bombings this year, two in capital Ankara and two in Istanbul.

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of www.mangalorean.com or any employee thereof. www.mangalorean.com is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of www.mangalorean.com to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at  info@mangalorean.com. Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here