Travel Alert – China…

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Government Warning Issued for China

The US State Department has issued this latest warning for people traveling and living in the country of China.  This information is available to GeoBlue plan members from the GeoBlue website daily…

Category: Terrorism

Severity: 2 (Low)

Source: U.S. Department of State

02/13/2015 (China) – The United States Embassy in Beijing is aware of media reports alleging that terrorists may be planning to launch an attack in Kunming, Yunnan Province over the Lunar New Year period. The Embassy has not been able to verify the accuracy of this report.

As noted in the current Country Specific Information Sheet for China, violent attacks in 2014, including acts of terrorism, resulted in several dozen injuries and deaths in public spaces throughout China, including in train stations and markets. Although neither U.S. citizens specifically nor foreigners generally were targeted in these attacks, such incidents pose a random threat to foreigners. As always, the Embassy urges U.S. citizens to pay attention to their surroundings when traveling in China and report any concerns to the local police.

Copyright © 2015 U.S. Department of State

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