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    US Warns of Possible Terrorist Threat in Istanbul

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    The US State Department’s Bureau of Diplomatic Security said that US citizens in Istanbul, Turkey should be aware of an ongoing police activity in the city in response to a possible terrorist threat.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — US citizens in Istanbul, Turkey should be aware of an ongoing police activity in the city in response to a possible terrorist threat, the US State Department’s Bureau of Diplomatic Security said in a warning on Friday.

    "The US Consulate General Istanbul would like to inform US citizens of a heightened Turkish security presence in the Mecidiyekoy district of Istanbul, especially in the vicinity of Sisli Agaoglu Sokak, in response to a possible terrorist threat," the warning stated.

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