US Embassy in Montenegro Warns About ‘Active Security Situation’

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MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The US Embassy in the Montenegrin capital of Podgorica on Thursday warned its citizens of an active security situation.

“The U.S. Embassy in Podgorica advises U.S. citizens there is an active security situation at the U.S. Embassy in Podgorica. Avoid the Embassy until further notice,” the message on its website read.

It asked Americans in the city to monitor local media for updates, avoid large gatherings and demonstrations, and follow the instructions of local authorities.

​Montenegro government confirmed later that the embassy has been attacked with explosives. A man reportedly threw explosive device that believed to be a hand grenade, at the embassy, but blew himself up. There were no additional reports on injuries or destruction.