Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Islamabad, Pakistan

Location:  Islamabad, Pakistan

Event:  Local media sources report clashes have occurred between demonstrators and police on Jinnah Avenue near Express Chowk, near the Marriott Hotel on Agha Khan Road and near the NADRA intersection.  The Red Zone has been closed to traffic.  U.S. Embassy personnel have been instructed to avoid these areas.

Embassy Operations:  Embassy operations are normal.

Actions to Take:

Avoid demonstrations.

Avoid crowds. 

Monitor local media for updates.

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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