Security Alert – U. S. Consulate General Lahore, Pakistan (October 27, 2021)

Location:  Lahore, Pakistan and areas north of the city, heading towards Islamabad.

Event:  Ongoing protests and police intervention on October 27, in and around Lahore, to include the following areas:

Lahore City

Narowal Chowk, Muridke


Areas north of Lahore, along the G.T. Road and motorways heading to Islamabad

 Significant traffic delays and disruptions to transportation across Lahore and areas north of the city are expected.  The U. S. Consulate in Lahore strongly encourages U.S. citizens to avoid large gatherings, unnecessary travel, and 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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