U.S. Warned Uganda About ‘Specific’ Terrorist Threat to International Airport

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Terrorism: America has warned that Uganda’s international airport, in the city of Entebbe, should be alert to a terrorist attack on Thursday evening

UPDF soldiers and police forces patrol streets in Kampala  after the US embassy in Uganda warned of a 'specific threat' by an unknown group to attack Entebbe international airport
UPDF soldiers and police forces patrol streets in Kampala after the US embassy in Uganda warned of a ‘specific threat’ by an unknown group to attack Entebbe international airport Photo: PETER BUSOMOKE/AFP

The US Embassy in Uganda  warned on Thursday of a specific threat by an unknown terrorist group to attack the country’s only international airport.

The Entebbe International Airport could be attacked on Thursday between 9pm and 11pm local time, the embassy said on its website, citing information obtained from Ugandan police.

The statement urged US citizens travelling through Entebbe around that time to “review their plans in light of this information.”

There is a “continued threat of potential terrorist attacks in the country,” with targets ranging from nightclubs to government offices…

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