Al-Shabaab terrorists threatens to attack shopping malls in U.S, UK, Canada

February 23, 2015 11:58 am

Somalia-based terror group, released a video online over the
weekend calling for attacks on shopping malls in , the and the
. In the propaganda video posted Saturday February 21st,
the al Qaeda-linked terror group reminded the world of its September
2013 attack on Westgate mall in Kenya in which over 60 people were
killed and called for similar attacks on major malls in the three
Western countries. Al-Shabaab identified specific malls, but
international media is not listing the malls…

The management of major malls in such as the Mall of America however
says it has increased its security personnel within and outside the mall
following the threat by the terror group.

“We take any potential threat seriously and respond appropriately. We
have implemented extra security precautions, some may be noticeable to
guests and others won’t be.” the Minnesota mall said in a statement.

Jeh Johnson, the secretary of Homeland Security in an interview with CNN
on Sunday asked Americans intending to go to the mall to be
particularly careful.

“If anyone is planning to go to the Mall of America today, they’ve got
to be particularly careful. There will be enhanced security there but
public vigilance, public awareness and public caution in situations like
this is particularly important, and it’s the environment we’re in,
frankly.” he said

The US government said there’s no credible evidence that an attack is eminent…

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