ISIL threat: US warns its citizens in India to remain vigilant

New Delhi [India]: In an advisory, the Embassy of United States ( US) has warned its citizens in India to remain vigilant and stay away from places frequented by Westerners after media reports that Islamic State may be planning to attack such targets.

“As we head into holiday season, please be reminded that recent Indian media reports indicate ISIL’s desire to attack targets in India. The U.S. Embassy warns of an increased threat to places in India frequented by Westerners, such as religious sites, markets, and festival venues,” said the U.S. Embassy in a statement.

“All U.S. citizens are reminded to maintain a high-level of vigilance and take appropriate steps to increase their security awareness as detailed in the State Department’s Worldwide Caution of September 9, 2016,’ it added. (ANI)