Kidnapping threat results in Travel Alert for Niger

11/23/2009 | TravelPulse

The State Department is advising Americans about the dangers of travel to Niger after several kidnappings of foreigners in the country. Also, a state of alert is in effect around Niger, including the cities of Iferouane, Agadez and Arlit. The alert means that all travelers need the government's permission to visit those cities. Read the State Department's Travel Alert for Niger.

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