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"Be Cautious" US Warns Its Citizens Against This On Nairobi Kenya And Laikipia

Americans traveling to Kenya were advised not to visit Kibera and Eastleigh, according to the US Department of State.

The department issued a Level 3 notice on the two neighborhoods, warning of spontaneous violent crimes, in an advisory posted on Thursday, December 15.

Carjacking, home invasions, muggings, and kidnappings can happen at any time. Multiple armed assailants are sometimes used in street violence.

"Local police frequently lack the equipment and instruction necessary to react to significant crime occurrences." The warning was partially read.

America issued a travel warning to its nationals, specifically targeting Nyahururu, Laikipia West, and Laikipia North seats because of the ongoing government operation to reduce crime in the county.

Another location designated to raise safety concerns was the Likoni ferry crossing site. Mander, Garissa, Wajir, Tana River, Kilifi, and Lamu counties are off limits to visitors.

The counties received a Level 4 alert owing to kidnappings and terrorism, while Turkana received a red flag because of the high number of armed robberies on the Kainuk-Lodwar road.

In general, Kenya was recognized as one of the nations with a Level 2; advise enhanced vigilance.

"Due to crime, terrorism, civil upheaval, and kidnapping, use extra caution in Kenya. Certain places have a higher danger, "the State Department wrote.

As a result, the US administration warned its nationals to stay away from Westerners' favorite spots and keep an eye on local media for breaking news.

The government urged Americans to sign up for the Smart Traveler Enrollment Scheme (STEP), a program that will assist find them and provide them regular security information.

A report warning of an Al Shabaab attack on Nairobi malls was reported as bogus on December 14 by Inspector General of Police (IG) Japhet Koome.

Koome reassured Kenyans that the nation was secure and that security personnel were on guard to neutralize any impending threats.,%20Laikipia

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