The US government has given a warning to the American citizens of a likely terror attack during FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia.
Efe news reported quoting the State Department, “Large-scale international events such as the World Cup present an attractive target for terrorists as saying in the advisory on Friday.”
Adding, “Although security for the World Cup will be extensive, terrorists may seek to attack event locations such as stadiums and Fan Fest viewing areas, tourist sites, transportation hubs and other public venues.”
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Aside from the World Cup, “terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in Russia”.
Furthermore, the statement said, “Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting tourist locations, transportation hubs, markets or shopping malls, and the local government facilities.”
Other than attacks US felt that in Russia, “US citizens are often victims of harassment, mistreatment, and extortion by law-enforcement and other officials”.