US warns of security threats in Turkey, orders some Americans to leave

By REUTERS
March 29, 2016 19:18

 
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WASHINGTON - The United States has ordered family members of government workers in parts of Turkey to leave amid increased security threats, the US State Department said in a statement on Tuesday.

"The US Department of State warns US citizens of increased threats from terrorist groups throughout Turkey and to avoid travel to southeastern Turkey," it said in a statement.

The department said it ordered the departure of family members of employees at the US Consulate in Adana as well as family members of US government civilians in Izmir and Mugla provinces.

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