On 23 December 2020, the U.S. Embassy in Kinshasa issued a Security Alert, which reads in part as follows: “The United States Embassy in Kinshasa has received credible and specific information of a possible terrorist threat on Christmas Day (December 25, 2020) against churches and other places where non-Muslims congregate in the city of Beni, North Kivu, DRC. We continue to advise U.S. citizens to not travel to North Kivu in the Travel Advisory for the DRC.”