Possible extension of terrorist threat in Nile Valley, Egypt

There are reports by Egypt's security forces that Daesh has activated its terrorist cells in the Nile valley away from the Sinai peninsula where it has been active for the past 3 years.

Advice For Travellers

While the target for potential terrorist attacks involves police and security installations, travellers should exercise caution and avoid public places that might be targets for extremists. In these situations, embassies, hotels, cafes, and markets frequented by westerners are often targets. Avoid all public and political demonstrations since they may become violent without warning.

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