8/5/13 San Francisco on high alert after State Dept. terror advisory

Source: The Washington Times

San Francisco police are on heightened alert after the U.S. State Department advised them of a serious al Qaeda threat that shut down 19 U.S. embassies and consulates around the world, local media reported.

There was no direct threat to San Francisco, but police are monitoring airports, train stations and other transportation hubs, and will deploy more resources if needed, SFPD Officer Gordon Shyy said Sunday, CBS San Francisco reported.

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