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The US Embassy to Turkey has issued a warning on terrorist threat in Gaziantep province.

The Department of State has urged US citizens to avoid travels to Turkey's south-east regions.

Investigation of activities of Gaziantep terrorist groups has revealed that they have targeted Starbucks and Big Chef cafes and restaurants chains as well as other places, which visited by the tourists from western countries. We recommend US citizens to be careful while traveling such places in Gaziantep and not to go to those sites to the extent possible', the statement by the US Embassy to Turkey declares.

Notably, in August this year, 56 people were killed in Gaziantep terrorist attack. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan stated that the attack was committed by 14-year-old ISIS member.

Notably, Gaziantep province is located in southeastern Anatolia, on the border with Syria.

2016.09.22 / 18:59
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