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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.




·       U.S. Interests Section Damascus, Syria


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


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


·       Syria Country Information


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