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U.S. Embassy in Senegal warns of bomb threat to Dakar

DAKAR (Reuters) - The U.S. Embassy in Senegal said on Friday it had received information of a bomb threat to the capital Dakar. In a text message to U.S. citizens, the embassy advised its nationals to stay away from the city centre but did not give any further details. A Senegalese security source confirmed the threat and said they had taken "necessary measures". Washington and African governments are backing a six-week-old French military campaign against Islamist rebels in Senegal's neighbour Mali. Senegal has sent several hundred troops to join an...

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