February 22, 2013

U.S. Embassy In Senegal Warns Of Bomb Threat To Dakar

"Al-Qaeda is on it's heels"~Bronco Bama

DAKAR (Reuters) - The U.S. Embassy in Senegal said on Friday it had received information of a bomb threat to the capital Dakar.

In a text message to U.S. citizens, the embassy advised its nationals to stay away from the city centre until further notice but did not give any further details.

A Senegalese security source confirmed the threat and said the authorities had taken "necessary measures".[More...]

Meanwhile, in other West Africa news: 100 US Military Personnel Deployed To Niger

h/t @BlogsofWar

By Stable Hand at 12:39 PM | Comments |