US warns of terrorist 'attack' on Uganda airport

The United States has said that it has received a "specific" threat of a terrorist attack at Entebbe International Airport in Uganda, according to an official Embassy website.

In a statement on their website, the US Embassy in Kampala has said that it has received information from the Uganda Police Force that there is a "specific threat to attack Entebbe International Airport by an unknown terrorist group today between the hours of 2100-2300."

The message goes on to warn of the continued threat of potential terrorist attacks in Uganda and urges US citizens to be vigilant.

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