Senegal, Terrorism, Level 3: Large-scale anti-terrorist operation by the Senegalese army in the south of the country – Casamance region, Senegal.

2022-03-14: Senegalese forces began a large-scale anti-terrorist operation in the border region with The Gambia on Sunday (13 March). The objective of the offensive is to eliminate bases and fighters of the Movement of Democratic Forces of Casamance (MFDC). According to reports, the operation is currently focused on the village of Karounor as well as Djilanfary near the town of Kapa. Senegalese Army forces are using heavy artillery, among other weapons, to bomb terrorist positions. 
Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Armed clashes are possible during arrests of terror suspects. Travellers are advised to exercise high caution, to strictly avoid operations of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.