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Ingat pa more! US Embassy in PH issues security alert amid rising tension in Middle East

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The United States (US) Embassy in Manila has issued a new security alert amid the rising tension in the Middle East following the US drone strike which killed an Iranian general.

“There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad,” the US embassy said in an advisory posted on its website.

It urged American citizens in the Philippines to keep a low profile, be aware of their surroundings, stay alert in places frequented by tourists, review personal security plans, and have updated travel documents which are also easily accessible.

“The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed,” it added.

Several US embassies around the world issues security alerts following the US attack which killed Iran Major General Qasem Soleimani.

Iran has vowed to avenge Soleimani’s death while US President Donald Trump warned of “major retaliation” if Tehran makes good on its threat.

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