Security Alert – U.S. Mission Pakistan

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.


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
+(1) 888-407-4747 or +(1) 202-501-4444