Between Sept 21- 25, 2013, AlertsUSA issued the following
Flash message to subscriber mobile devices:
US Embassy, Nairobi warning Americans to avoid public venues and shelter in place after mall terror attack. Multiple US citizens injured. Ongoing situation.
Media reporting that at least 3 of the al-Shabaab terrorists involved in the Nairobi mall attack are Somali-Americans from Missouri and Minnesota. Developing ...
Pres. Obama now speaking before the UN General Assembly. Use link below for live stream:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=znLLjH8UwlM
In UN address Pres. Obama makes clear that threat of use of military force in Syria remains on table, also introduces * Iranian * chemical weapons issue.
AlertsUSA monitoring ongoing situation at Columbus, OH police HQ after explosion reported earlier. DHS now on scene. Area now being searched for explosives.
USGOV issues new worldwide caution for citizens following Nairobi terror attack. Targets incl most places Americans gather in large numbers. Details via email.
Security is being stepped up at malls, shopping centers and other so called "soft targets" across America in the wake of the multi-day terrorist attack in Nairobi, Kenya by the Somali al Qaeda offshoot known as al Shabaab.
The FBI has sent a large number of agents to Kenya to assist in the investigation, in part, because of the reported involvement of 3 Somali-Americans being i nvolved in the attack, as well as the growing Somali presence here within the U.S.., most notably in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area.
Late this week al Shabaab issued a message saying that the Kenya attack was just the "premiere of Act 1." Needless to say this has domestic law enforcement agencies ramping up security at a variety of public gather places.
NEW WORLDWIDE CAUTION
The U.S. State Department this week issued a new Worldwide Caution to American citizens providing updated information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against U.S. citizens and interests globally, including within the U.S..