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US Mission Warns Of Terror Attack In Lagos

The United States Mission in Nigeria has warned of a terror attack during Eid-al-Fitr Sallah celebration in Lagos hotels which hosts international guests.

In a statement to US citizens published on its website Tuesday the US Mission statement said thus:

"The U.S. Mission in Nigeria advises that groups associated with terrorist activity might be planning attacks against hotels in Lagos frequented by international visitors, including those located on waterfronts, during the Eid-al-Fitr holidays (5 and 6 July 2016)."

The US Mission also charged Americans to review their personal security:

"The U.S. Mission in Nigeria reminds you to review your personal security plans, remain aware of your surroundings, including local events, and monitor local news stations for updates.  Be vigilant and take appropriate steps to enhance your personal security."