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US Warns of Possible Retaliation After Killing of Al-Qaeda Chief

  • State Department tells US travelers to be vigilant when abroad
  • Department sees ‘higher potential for anti-American violence’
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The State Department on Tuesday warned American citizens traveling overseas of possible retaliation by al-Qaeda and its supporters after the organization’s leader was killed in a US missile strike.  

In a Worldwide Caution Update, the department said it believed “there is a higher potential for anti-American violence given the death of Ayman al-Zawahiri on July 31, 2022.”