The state Department warned Americans about the risk of terrorist attacks in Europe

The Department of state warns U.S. citizens about the increased risk of terrorist attacks throughout Europe, especially during the upcoming holidays. This is stated in the message on the Agency’s website, updated on Monday, November 21.

As explained, there is credible information that the organization “Islamic state”, al-Qaeda and their affiliates continue to plan terrorist attacks in Europe, especially during the holidays.

You must be prepared for the fact that during this period, extremists and their sympathizers can attack almost without warning, using various tactics, according to the Agency.

Citizens are advised to exercise caution on the festivities, festivals, outdoor markets. Should be alert during the visit tourist and religious sites, restaurants and hotels, using public transport, to avoid the crowd.

The warning is valid till 20 Feb 2017.

“The European authorities continue to conduct raids, and to disrupt terrorist conspiracies. We continue to work closely with our European allies, reflecting the threats from international terrorism,” notes the state Department.

“Islamic state” and “al-Qaeda” is recognized in Russia as terrorist organizations, participation in them is prohibited by the Criminal code.