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    Americans in South Africa should enhance their personal security amid new information that terrorists may be targeting US facilities in the country, the US embassy in Pretoria said in a statement on Tuesday.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Americans in South Africa should enhance their personal security amid new information that terrorists may be targeting US facilities in the country, the US embassy in Pretoria said in a statement on Tuesday.

    "Extremists may be targeting US interests in South Africa, to possibly include US government facilities and other facilities identifiable with US business interests," the statement read.

    The embassy called on Americans in South Africa to review their personal security plans, stay vigilant and follow local media for updates. The US diplomatic mission to South Africa comprises of the embassy in the capital Pretoria and consulates in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban.

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