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

Location:  Karachi, Pakistan

Event:  The U.S. Consulate General in Karachi reminds U.S. citizens that terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in Pakistan.  Due to security concerns, unofficial movements of U.S. Consulate personnel have been restricted for the period including the last two weeks of Ramadan and Eid.  Included in these travel restrictions are a variety of public locations such as hotels, markets and shopping malls.  Additional restrictions on U.S. personnel movement may be put in place at any time.

Consulate Operations:  Consulate operations are normal.

Actions to Take:

  • 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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