Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kabul, Afghanistan

Location: Kabul, Afghanistan

Event:  Hotels, residential compounds, international organizations, embassies, and other locations frequented by foreign nationals, including U.S. citizens, are known to be under enduring threat.  These sites have been attacked repeatedly and without warning.  You should be vigilant and exercise caution when visiting places where foreigners in Afghanistan gather or reside.  You should avoid crowds, political rallies, demonstrations, and other events that include large numbers of people.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid crowds and demonstrations.
  • Review your personal security plans and carry a fully charged communication device.
  • Notify a trusted person of your travel and movement plans.
  • Be aware of your surroundings and local security developments.