SECURITY MESSAGE FOR U.S. CITIZENS: U.S. Embassy Nairobi

Location: Mogadishu International Airport (MIA), Mogadishu citywide

Event: As of early October, al-Shabaab allegedly planned to target Mogadishu International Airport with a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (VBIED) due to the presence of unspecified embassies and private companies located on the compound.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area
  • Monitor local media for updates
  • Be aware of your surroundings

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