US Warns: Terrorist Threat to Bangkok

The US embassy in Thailand has alerted its citizens to possible terrorist attacks in Bangkok.

The US embassy in Thailand has alerted its citizens to possible terrorist attacks in Bangkok.

The US embassy in Bangkok has warned of a possible terrorist threat against tourists in the Thai capital

The embassy said in a messaged posted on its website on Friday that ‘’foreign terrorists may be currently looking to conduct attacks against tourist areas in Bangkok in the near future.’’

‘’US citizens are urged to exercise caution when visiting public areas where large groups of Western tourists gather in Bangkok,’’ it added.

The embassy urged its nationals to stay alert when going out and to report any suspicious objects to authorities.

‘’We also encourage you to keep a low profile in public areas, particularly areas frequented by foreign tourists,’’ it said.