US Warns of Planned Mustaqillik Kuni Attacks

by Laurence on 8/25/2004

“The State Department has warned Americans travelling or living in Uzbekistan to be especially vigilant. There have been a number of violent attacks in Uzbekistan, including suicide bombings at the US and Israeli embassies. The Uzbek authorities have blamed the attacks on groups linked to al-Qaeda.

“The embassy urges Americans in Uzbekistan to exercise extreme caution, including avoiding large crowds, celebrations and public places where Westerners generally congregate,” the State Department said in a statement on Wednesday. It gave no further details on what kind of attacks might be planned”

Full story at BBC News

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