Security Alert – U. S. Consulate General Karachi, Pakistan (May 11, 2019)

Location: Pearl Continental Hotel, Balochistan, Pakistan

Event: The consulate is aware of media reports of an ongoing attack at the Pearl Continental hotel in Gwadar, Balochistan province.  Local authorities are on the scene.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area of the Pearl Continental Hotel in Gwadar
  • Monitor local media for updates
  • Avoid crowds
  • Avoid demonstrations
  • Keep a low profile
  • Notify friends and family of your safety
  • Be aware of your surroundings
  • Review your personal security plans


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

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Security Alert:  U.S. Consulate General Karachi, Pakistan