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US Warns Its Citizens Of ‘Increased’ Islamic State Threat In India

**New Delhi**: The US Embassy here on Tuesday issued an advisory warning of an “increased threat to places in India frequented by Westerners, such as religious sites, markets”, citing “recent Indian media reports” indicating the Islamic State’s “desire” to attack targets in India.

It also included festival venues besides markets in the travel advisory.

It asked all US citizens to maintain a “high level of vigilance and take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness” as per the State Department’s Worldwide Caution of September 9, 2016.

An advisory issued by the American Embassy here warned its citizens of an increased threat in places frequented by Westerners in the country.

“Recent Indian media reports indicate ISIL’s desire to attack targets in India. The US Embassy warns of an increased threat to places in India frequent ..

(IANS)

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