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US closes Kenya embassy after terror warning

The United States closed its embassy in Kenya after the Defense Intelligence Agency warned of a “possible, imminent” terrorist attack in the east African country, officials said. The warning specified the target, the terrorist group and method of attack, said the defense official, who noted that Kenya already was at the highest alert level before the warning. “The DIA issued a warning Thursday of a possible, imminent attack in Kenya,” the official said, speaking on condition of anonymity. “The thing we lack, as always, is timing.” The official would provide little information on the suspected plot or its target, but he said al-Qaeda operatives were in the region as were other terrorists groups that operate independently but receive support from al-Qaeda. Full Story

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