US State Department Renews Cautionary Travel Alert After Kenya Terror Attack

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_eeb2356012.jpgABC News (WASHINGTON) -- In the wake of the terror attack on a shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, the U.S. State Department is updating its worldwide travel advisory. In its latest "Worldwide Caution" to Americans traveling abroad, the State Department repeats the usual warnings of the Islamic terror group's desire to attack U.S. interests, wherever they are on the globe.

Mentioning this week's al-Qaeda-linked attack in Nairobi, the department also notes continuing concerns about the potential use of terror tactics including suicide operations, assassinations, kidnappings, hijackings and bombings," and reminds Americans that terrorists might target hotels, clubs and restaurants where tourists gather.

The victims in the Kenya attack launched by the terror group al-Shabab came from 11 countries, including the U.S.

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