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FBI warns of possible terror attack on US Election Day

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  6 Nov 2016 12:00 AM GMT

Washington, Nov 5: The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has warned of a possible Al Qaeda terror threat against the US on the eve of Election Day on November 8. New York, Texas and Virginia, were listed as possible targets of the attack, Xinhua news reported on Saturday. With three days left, Texas Governor Greg Abbott has urged the people in his State to remain vigilant and report anything suspicious over the coming days. In a statement, Abbott said that his office was monitoring the situation and working closely with the Texas Department of Public Safety, . “Texans should go about their daily lives as usual, but remain vigilant... and report any suspicious activity to state or local law enforcement,” Abbott said. He said that the State will continue “to do everything it can to ensure the safety and security of its citizens”. Shau Dunlap, spokeswoman for the FBI’s Houston Division, said that “the counter-terrorism and homeland security communities remain vigilant and well-postured to defend against attacks here in the US.” (IANS)

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