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Security Alert – U.S. Mission Pakistan (February 17, 2023)
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February 17, 2023

Location:  Central Police Office in the Sadar section of Karachi, Pakistan

Event:  Media reports of an ongoing attack at the central police office in the Sadar section of Karachi. Local authorities are on the scene. All U.S. citizens are urged to exercise heightened caution and avoid the area. In response to this incident, major cities such as Islamabad have issued precautionary ‘high alert orders’ to law enforcement.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Keep a low profile.
  • Notify friends and family of your safety.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.

Assistance:

U.S. Embassy Islamabad, Pakistan
+(92)(51) 201-4000
ACSIslamabad@state.gov
https://pk.usembassy.gov

U.S. Consulate General, Karachi
+(92)(21) 3527 5000
ACSKarachi@state.gov

U.S. Consulate General, Lahore
+(92) (42) 3603 4000
ACSLahore@state.gov

U.S. Consulate General, Peshawar
+(92) (91) 526 8800
ACSIslamabad@state.gov

State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
Pakistan Country Information

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