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

Location:  Ghulam Nabi Colony area on Multan Road near Samanabad, Lahore, Pakistan

Event:  An explosion was reported midday on Friday, November 29, 2019.  An investigation of the incident is ongoing, but local media reports indicate the explosion may have been an improvised explosive device placed in an auto-rickshaw.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area of the explosion.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Keep a low profile.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Carry proper identification, including a U.S. passport with a current Pakistani visa, or NICOP.