Announcement is issued to alert Americans to the potential for
terrorist actions on the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar. This
Public Announcement expires on May 12, 2003.
The Department of
State has received information that a terrorist group may be
planning an attack on an unspecified location frequented by
Westerners on the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar. This may include
restaurants, clubs or hotels. American citizens visiting
Zanzibar or other near-by coastal locations in Tanzania are
cautioned to take appropriate measures and carefully evaluate
their security posture.
U.S. citizens are
urged to register and to update their contact information with
the U.S. Embassy in Dar es Salaam. American citizens overseas
may contact the American Citizen Services unit of the U.S.
Embassy in Tanzania by telephone at (22)266-6010 or via
email at firstname.lastname@example.org for up-to-date information on