US, UK, Oz alert citizens after Pune blast

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US, UK, Oz alert citizens after Pune blast
New Delhi, Feb 15: The US, the UK and Australia have issued travel advisories to its citizens asking them to be alert in India in wake of the Pune bomb blast.

The US travel advisory said, "American citizens are advised to be alert to the continued possibility of terrorist attacks in India."

"The Feb 13 terrorist bombing in a bakery frequented by Westerners in Pune, serves as a reminder that terrorists and their sympathisers are capable of attacking targets where US citizens or Westerners are known to congregate or visit," the US travel alert said.

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) of the UK government said, "On 13 Feb a bomb exploded in a bakery/coffee shop in Pune. Foreigners were among the casualties. British nationals are reminded to remain vigilant in public places."

Australia, in its alert said, "We advise you to exercise a high degree of caution in India at this time because of the high risk of terrorist activity by militant groups...We continue to receive reporting of possible threats against prominent business and tourist locations, including in Mumbai and New Delhi."

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