Security Alert – U.S. Consulate General Lahore, Pakistan

August 13, 2021

Location:  Lahore, Pakistan

Event:  In honor of Pakistan Independence Day on Saturday, August 14, many public and private celebrations will be held throughout the city, severely impacting local traffic conditions. Celebratory gun fire is not uncommon. The U.S. Consulate in Lahore strongly encourages U.S. citizens to avoid large gatherings, unnecessary travel, and remain vigilant of their surroundings.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the areas of large public gatherings.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of a large gathering and/or demonstration.
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Keep a low profile.