The U.S. government has issued an “emergency message” to its citizens residing in Turkey, regarding what it considers significant terrorist threats within the country.
The emailed statement was sent Tuesday by the U.S. embassy in Ankara and warned of popular tourist destinations being prime targets for attacks, Reuters reported.
“The U.S. government continues to receive credible indications that terrorist groups are seeking opportunities to attack popular tourist destinations throughout Turkey,” the statement read. “Foreign tourists in Turkey have been explicitly targeted by terrorist organizations.”
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