MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The US Embassy in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Monday warned its citizens to be extremely cautious due to an increased terror threat within the next 48 hours.
"U.S. Embassy Kabul has received credible reports of an imminent attack in Kabul City, Kabul Province, Afghanistan within the next 48 hours. During this period of heightened threat, the U.S. Embassy strongly urges U.S. citizens to exercise extreme caution if moving around the city," US Embassy to Kabul said in a statement published on its website.
The statement did not provide details regarding targets, timing, or the nature of a probable attack.
Afghanistan continues to be in political and social turmoil as several militant groups take advantage of the instability in the country, which has persisted since the 2001 US-led invasion.
The notorious Islamic State jihadist group has some 3,000 militants in Afghanistan, according the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO).