09:32 GMT01 December 2020
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    US citizens should avoid government buildings, tourist areas, religious sites and hotels visited by foreigners in Lahore, Pakistan due to a heightened threat of a terrorist attack, the US Consulate General said in a press release.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The release also noted there is currently a travel warning for all Americans in Pakistan that was issued back in May.

    "The US Consulate General Lahore has received indications that there is a heightened threat of a terrorist attack in Lahore," the release stated on Monday. "[G]overnment buildings, tourist areas, religious sites and hotels frequented by foreigners are particularly vulnerable, and may be the targets of a terrorist operation. US citizens are urged to avoid such areas for the immediate future."

    US citizens should cancel all non-essential travel to Pakistan, the release added.


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