Security Alert – U.S. Consulate General, Karachi

Security Alert – U.S. Consulate General, Karachi (July 23, 2020)

Location: Karachi, Pakistan

Event: Local media report that the Sindh Home Department has issued a high-security alert for Karachi’s Clifton area.  Sindh Police have increased their footprint and have blocked streets near several consulates.  Media report that the increased police presence and surrounding road closures are likely to last two to three days and will likely cause traffic delays.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area
  • Monitor local media for updates
  • Be aware of your surroundings
  • Enroll in Safe Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates


U.S. Embassy Islamabad, Pakistan
+(92)(51) 201-4000

U.S. Consulate General, Karachi
+(92)(21) 3527 5000

U.S. Consulate General, Lahore
+(92) (42) 3603 4000

U.S. Consulate General, Peshawar
+(92) (91) 526 8800

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates

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