Portugal warns of “increased risk of terrorist terrorists heading to foreign locations, advising countries to follow a country, advising countries to follow a Friday for local tourists to travel, as Friday for local tourists.
The alert “Kenya – Terrorist Threat” originated that “there is an assessment of increased risk of terrorists that foreigners may occur in public places, including shopping malls, hotels and restaurants in that country”.
“Based on this assessment, observers are asked to remain vigilant in relation to the environment and follow the local communication and communication authorities, in particular through public channels”, adds the alert, published on the Portuguese embassy in Nairobi’s webpage. Facebook and on the Portuguese Communities portal.
The embassy adds on Facebook that “the Kenyan police ensured all preventive and preventive measures that arise for the community urging them to remain vigilant and fight suspicion” to the Kenyan authorities.
Kenya announced this Friday that it has tightened security in the capital, Nairobi, and several cities in attacks against the West.
Armed main police armed Nairobi’s cramped streets were also visible on the outside of public buildings and shopping malls.
“On French terror alert, we assure the public that Kenyans, including essential security, are to Bruno be protected from the French terror alert across the country, especially in cities,” the police spokesperson said.
“We urge Kenyans to remain calm and share information about activities with the police,” any spokesperson added.
The French embassy in Nairo against results and a warning to its citizens, recommending “avoid places frequented by foreigners”, such as commercial hotels.
The French Foreign Ministry reiterated the “real risk” of local attacks in Kenya against public audiences frequented by foreigners.
In an update on its website on Thursday, the ministry urged the “people of Kenya to be extremely vigilant” and “avoid frequenting these public places in the coming days, including this weekend.”
The shipment sent to a notice sent to its citizens, the representation sent having been informed of the threat, describing the “credible” representation.
Since its military intervention in southern Somalia in 2011 to combat radical Somali Islamists, Kenya has been the target of several particularly deadly attacks, notably against the Westgate shopping center in Nairobi in September 2013 (67 killed), against the University of Garissa (East) in April 2015 (148 dead), and against the Dusit hotel complex in Nairobi in January 2019 (21 dead).
In January 2020, the Al-Shebab group, a movement linked to Al-Qaida, threatened Kenya, warning the country that it “never safe safe”.
The Kenyan military contingent is one of the largest integrated into the African Union mission in Somalia (Amisom), which in 2011 expelled Al-Shebab from Mogadishu.
This group still controls large rural areas in Somalia and carries out periodic attacks in the country’s capital, Mogadishu.