SOUTH AFRICAN STATE SECURITY MINISTER ASSURES NO THREAT FROM US TERROR ALERT

South African State Security Minister David Mahlobo has assured that the security services will continue to work on matters of violent extremism and terrorism and ensure the safety of all citizens and residents.

“We remain a strong and stable democratic country and there is no immediate danger posed by the alert,” the Minister said here Monday in response to a terror alert issued by the United States government at the weekend.

Washington had warned its citizens in South Africa about possible terror attacks by Islamic militants targeting shopping areas and malls in Johannesburg and Cape Town.

The alerts are part of the US government’s standard precautionary communication to its residents.

Mahlobo said the security services of the country had liaised with the US on the concerns they have and these engagements would continue as part of the ongoing work.

 

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK 

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