Security Alert –U.S. Embassy Islamabad

Security Alert –U.S. Embassy Islamabad

May 24, 2019

Location:  Islamabad, Pakistan

Event:   Public processions will be held in Islamabad on Sunday, May 26, and in other parts of the country on Monday, May 27, 2019, related to Youm-e-Ali.  Increased police presence is anticipated throughout the capital and especially in the vicinity of the scheduled procession in the G-6 sector.  Mobile phone services are likely to be suspended along the route of the procession.  The procession in Islamabad will start at Imam Bargah Sector G-6/2 at 16:00 hours and will conclude at Imam Bargah Zenobia G-6/4 at 20:00 hours.  The following road closures are expected from 16:00 to 20:00 hours on Sunday, May 26.

Shaheed-e- Millat Road

Poly Clinic Chowk

Lal Masjid Road

Luqman Hakeem Road

Municipal Road

Embassy Operations:  Embassy operations are normal.

Actions to Take:

Monitor local media for updates.

Avoid demonstrations.

Avoid crowds.

Keep a low profile.

Be aware of your surroundings.


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

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