Sunday, May 15, 2011

US Mission Pakistan: Threat Against Americans in Karachi

Karachi BeachImage via WikipediaUS Mission Pakistan issued a warden message on May 14, 2011 regarding threats to American citizens and US interests in Karachi:

This Warden Notice is to notify American citizens that the U.S. Consulate in Karachi has received information regarding a threat against American citizens and interests in Karachi over the next few days.

The Embassy reiterates its advice to all U.S. citizens to take measures for their safety and security at all times.  These measures include maintaining good situational awareness, avoiding crowds and demonstrations, and keeping a low profile.  U.S. citizens should avoid setting patterns by varying times and routes for all required travel.  U.S. citizens should ensure that their travel documents and visas are valid at all times.  In addition, over the next several days and weeks, we advise U.S. citizens to avoid areas where foreigners are known to congregate.

Read in full here.


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