Any Weight to UK Warnings of Terror Attacks in South Africa?

The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office has warned citizens travelling to South Africa this festive season that they risk exposure to "indiscriminate" attacks in places frequented by foreigners. South African Islamic State fighters who returned from Syria, Iraq and Libya have been identified as the primary "security threat" in the travel advisory.

Islamic State fighters (file photo).


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