The US Embassy in Tirana through a statement to American citizens who are in Albania asked them to be careful during religious holidays to be held in the coming days, It is about the Easter holiday.
According to the embassy, the terrorist may attack Churches during the holidays, other places of worship, pedestrian malls, sports arenas, concert halls, and public gatherings. US Embassy suggests for US citizens a guide on how to act if there will be attacks.US Embassy statement:
U.S. Embassy Tirana, Albania
Security Message for U.S. Citizens:
Heightened Caution during Religious Holidays
April 13, 2017
The U.S. Embassy in Albania urges U.S. citizens to exercise particular caution during upcoming religious holidays and at large festivals or events. Terrorists in the region have previously sought to attack soft targets, to include churches and other places of worship, pedestrian malls, sports arenas, concert halls, and public gatherings.
Review your personal security plans; remain aware of your surroundings, including local events; and monitor local news stations for updates. Maintain a high level of vigilance and take appropriate steps to enhance your personal security.
In the event a terrorist attack occurs in our city or where you are traveling, U.S. citizens should:
· Follow the instructions of local law enforcement and emergency services personnel.
· Monitor the U.S. Embassy safety and security information on the Embassy’s website.../Oculus News
US Embassy in Tirana raises alert: Terrorist attacks may occur in Easter day Thursday, April 13, 2017 Rating: