Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Islamabad, Pakistan

Location:  Country-wide

Event:  Given possible reactions to recent events in Iraq, the U.S. Embassy has restricted travel by U.S. government employees.  U.S. government personnel in Pakistan are required to postpone non-essential official movements and most personal movements.  U.S. citizens in Pakistan should monitor their surroundings for possible demonstrations and suspicious activity.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid crowds
  • Keep a low profile
  • Be aware of your surroundings
  • Review your personal security plans
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests