The State Department warns U.S. citizens of the risks of travel to Somalia and recommends that U.S. citizens avoid all travel
to Somalia. This replaces the Travel Warning dated December 27, 2010, to update information on security concerns.
Assassinations, suicide bombings, and indiscriminate armed attacks in civilian populated areas are frequent in Somalia. In
August and September 2010, terrorists launched an offensive against the Transitional Federal Government (TFG) and African
Union (AU) peacekeeping forces involving multiple attacks against local and international targets. On February 21, terrorists
exploded a suicide truck bomb at the gate of Sarangi police camp in Mogadishu’s Hamar Jajab district, killing 17 people and
wounding more than