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Security Alert: Northeast Syria, Bombing in Syria

Location: Northeast Syria

 

Event: On October 9, Turkish warplanes and artillery began bombing parts of northeast Syria. 

 

Actions to Take:

 

·       As our travel advisory suggests, we continue to advise all U.S. citizens to depart northeast Syria immediately.

·       Monitor local media for updates.

·       Avoid crowds.

·       Keep a low profile.

·       Be aware of your surroundings.

·       Review your personal security plans.

·       Carry proper identification, including a U.S. passport.

 

Assistance:

 

·       U.S. Interests Section Damascus, Syria
+962-6-5906500
USIS_damascus@embassy.mzv.cz
https://www.mzv.cz/damascus/en/u_s_interests_section/index.html

 

·       U.S. Embassy Amman, Jordan
+962 (6) 590-6500
Amman-ACS@state.gov

 

·        State Department– Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

 

·       Syria Country Information

 

·        Enroll in Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security updates


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