NewsUS and UK Warn of Possible Terror Attacks in Moscow, Advise Caution

US and UK Warn of Possible Terror Attacks in Moscow, Advise Caution

MOSCOW, RUSSIA - MARCH 7: (----EDITORIAL USE ONLY - MANDATORY CREDIT - 'KREMLIN PRESS OFFICE / HANDOUT' - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS----) Russia's President Vladimir Putin meets with graduates at Krasnodar Higher Military Aviation School of Pilots in Krasnodar, Russia on March 7, 2024. (Photo by Kremlin Press Office / Handout/Anadolu via Getty Images)
MOSCOW, RUSSIA - MARCH 7: (----EDITORIAL USE ONLY - MANDATORY CREDIT - 'KREMLIN PRESS OFFICE / HANDOUT' - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS----) Russia's President Vladimir Putin meets with graduates at Krasnodar Higher Military Aviation School of Pilots in Krasnodar, Russia on March 7, 2024. (Photo by Kremlin Press Office / Handout/Anadolu via Getty Images)
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9:28 AM EST, March 8, 2024

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The American mission and the Department of State announced on Thursday that they are monitoring reports of extremists planning to target large gatherings in Moscow, including concerts.

The US Embassy in Russia urged Americans to steer clear of large gatherings for the next 48 hours.

The UK Foreign Office released a similar warning, urging citizens to avoid all travel to Russia due to the risk and dangers associated with the current unpredictable situation. The ministry's statement was cited by the Ukrainska Pravda service.

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Source: Ukrainska Pravda/Telegram/X/PAP/WP

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