25 November 2018

Congo-Kinshasa: U.S. Says Credible 'Terrorist' Threat Against Facilities in Congo

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Map of Democratic Republic of Congo, DRC - highlighting Kinshasa.

The U.S. embassy in Democratic Republic of Congo said on Saturday that it had received "credible and specific information of a possible terrorist threat against U.S. government facilities" in the capital Kinshasa.

The e-mailed security alert sent to U.S. citizens also said the Kinshasa embassy would be closed to the public on Monday, Nov. 26.

The embassy declined to make any further comment.


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