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The US Embassy in Nigeria issued a terror attack alert yesterday, Sunday 23rd October 2022.

US Embassy Issues Terror Attack Alert In Abuja, Nigeria

Four months ago, The United Kingdom and the United States Embassy in Nigeria warned its citizens against going to some places in the country following the attack at Kuje prison in Abuja that freed over 800 inmates.

Yesterday, The US Embassy in Nigeria issued another terrorist attack alert focused on Abuja, the capital of Nigeria.

Read the security alert below:

 

Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Abuja (October 23, 2022)

Location:  Abuja Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nigeria

Event:  There is an elevated risk of terror attacks in Nigeria, specifically in Abuja. Targets may include, but are not limited to, government buildings, places of worship, schools, markets, shopping malls, hotels, bars, restaurants, athletic gatherings, transport terminals, law enforcement facilities, and international organizations. The U.S. Embassy will offer reduced services until further notice.

Actions to Take: 

  • Avoid all non-essential travel or movement.
  • Stay alert.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Review your personal security plans and keep your cell phone charged in case of emergency.
  • Carry proper identification.

US Embassy Issues Terror Attack Alert In Abuja, Nigeria 3

 

Assistance:

U.S. Embassy Abuja, Nigeria

Plot 1075 Diplomatic Drive, Central District Area

+234 (9) 461-4328 and after hours +234 (9) 461-4000 press zero

[email protected]

 

U.S. Consulate General Lagos

2 Walter Carrington Crescent, Victoria Island

+234 (1) 460-3400 during business hours and after-hours

[email protected]

State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

READ: Terrorists flog remaining abducted Kaduna train passengers, threaten to abduct Buhari – VIDEO

Recall that three months ago, three soldiers of the Nigerian Army Guards Brigade’s 7 battalion sustained injuries in an ambush by gunmen around the Bwari -Kubwa road, in Abuja.

Few days later, The Nigerian Army confirmed the death of three soldiers who sustained injuries when its troops from the Guards Brigade’s 7 battalion ran into an ambush by terrorists.

Six days after the attack of the Guards Brigade, terrorists killed an unspecific number of soldiers during an attack at a military checkpoint around Zuma Rock, the border between Abuja and Niger State.

 

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