Sunday, March 6, 2011

U.S. says citizens in Yemen should consider leaving

The United States urged its citizens on Sunday to avoid travelling to Yemen and said those already there should consider departing, adding the security threat in the Arabian Peninsula country was extremely high.Skip related content

"The Department (of State) urges U.S. citizens not to travel to Yemen. U.S. citizens currently in Yemen should consider departing Yemen," the U.S. State Department said in a travel warning. "The security threat level in Yemen is extremely high due to terrorist activities and civil unrest."

(Reporting by Mohamed Sudam; Writing by Cynthia Johnston)


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