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US, UK shut Nigeria missions on militant threat

The United States, Britain and Germany closed their consulates in Nigeria’s largest city Lagos on Friday due to a threat from foreign Islamic militants, U.S. military and diplomatic sources said. Intelligence from foreign Islamic militant channels indicated a specific threat to the U.S. presence in the oil exporting country, diplomatic sources said. “There was some kind of terrorist threat made. It was a terrorist threat that was called in,” said Major Holly Silkman, a spokeswoman for the US European Command, at a military training exercise for West African forces in Senegal. Full Story

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