Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kabul, Afghanistan (June 5, 2019)

Location: Kabul, Afghanistan

Event:  The U.S. Embassy has received reports that terrorists continue to plan attacks of varying complexity against targets in Afghanistan where foreign citizens and diplomats may gather or stay, including hotels, housing compounds, and Afghan, U.S., other foreign government, and Non-Governmental Organization offices and facilities.

Actions to Take:

  • Consult with security providers at your location.
  • 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.


  • American Citizen Services Unit, U.S. Embassy Kabul, Afghanistan

Located at Great Massoud Road between Radio Afghanistan and the Ministry of Public Health in Kabul.

+93-700-114-000 or +93 -700-108-000 (after hours)

  • State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444