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

Location:  Lahore, Pakistan

Event: The U.S. Consulate in Lahore has received news of the use of teargas and water cannons against protestors at Yateem Khana Chowk.  The Consulate urges U.S. citizens in the city to avoid the area and any other large gatherings in the city, and to remain vigilant of their surroundings.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the areas of large public gatherings.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of a large gathering and/or demonstration.
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Keep a low profile


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

Pakistan Country Information

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