The United States of America has again warned its citizens to reconsider travelling to Pakistan. The reason given by US is that due to terror attacks and risks involving the civil aviation of the country, US citizens should avoid travelling to Pakistan.
A notice was issued by Federal Aviation Administration stating that terrorist groups are still growing in Pakistan and planning possible attacks in the country.
State Department in its travel advisory stated, “Reconsider travel to Pakistan due to terrorism.”
Due to terrorism the State Department has asked US citizens to avoid travelling to the provinces of Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).
Due to terrorism and potential for armed conflict US citizens are asked not to travel to Azad Jammu and Kashmir.
The State Department said that the terrorist groups are planning attacks in Pakistan and they can attack with or without warning targeting public places be it markets, transportation areas, military places, airports, universities, colleges, schools, hospitals etc.
State Department further said that hundreds of people have died in the last decade due to large-scale terrorist attacks. The military presence on both Indian and Pakistani side of border is also alarming.
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Adding, “The threat of armed conflict between India and Pakistan remains. Indian and Pakistani military forces periodically exchange fire across the Line of Control.”