Security Alert – U. S. Consulate General – Karachi

Security Alert – U. S. Consulate General – Karachi (October 24, 2018)

Location:  Karachi, Sindh


Event:  The U.S. Consulate General in Karachi reminds U.S. citizens that terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in Pakistan. Due to continuing security concerns, travel restrictions on U.S. Consulate personnel remain in place. Included in these travel restrictions are a variety of public locations such as universities, especially during exam time, transportation hubs, and 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. Consulate Peshawar
    +(92) (91) 526-8800


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



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