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

Location:  Lahore Township Area, Lahore, Pakistan

Event:  An explosion was reported at approximately 8:45 PM on Saturday, December 7, 2019.  An investigation of the incident is ongoing.  Exercise caution if you are in the vicinity of the explosion. 

U.S. government personnel are prohibited from traveling off the Consulate compound at present.

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.


·         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 Peshawar
+(92) (91) 526 8800

State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Pakistan Country Information

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