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US Asks Staff Not To Visit Islamabad Marriott Hotel Over “Possible Attack”

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In its security alert, the US embassy said it was “aware of information that unknown individuals are possibly plotting to attack Americans at the Marriott Hotel in Islamabad sometime during the holidays”.

The United States embassy in Islamabad on Sunday prohibited its staff from visiting the federal capital’s Marriott Hotel, citing concerns of a “possible attack”.

“Event: U.S. government staff prohibited from visiting Islamabad’s Marriott Hotel due to a security alert issued today, the US embassy asked its government staff to exercise vigilance at places of worship, and avoid locations with large crowds. It also asked them to monitor local media for updates to possible attack,” the US embassy in Islamabad said in an alert posted on its website.

This security alert comes two days after a suicide bombing in the capital killed a policeman and wounded six others, the Dawn newspaper reported.

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