Event: Police and local media have reported that a demonstration of striking state transportation employees may occur in Hyderabad on roads adjoining Hussain Sagar Lake on Saturday, November 9, 2019. Expect large crowds, heightened police presence, additional traffic checks, and road closures.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid the roads adjoining Hussain Sagar Lake (Tank Bund Road and Lower Tank Bund Road).
- Avoid areas with demonstrations and civil disturbances.
- Keep a low profile.
- Be aware of your surroundings.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Do not draw attention to yourself.
- Review your personal security plans.
- Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists.
- Notify friends and family of your safety.
- Follow the instructions of local authorities.
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