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Security Alert: Kabul (Afghanistan), Extremist Organizations in Kabul

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Location: Kabul, Afghanistan

Event: The U.S. Embassy in Kabul reminds U.S. citizens that extremist organizations continue to plan attacks against a variety of targets in Kabul, including the Hamid Karzai International Airport (HKIA) and its surrounding areas. 

Actions to Take:

  • Review your personal security plans and carry a communication device.
  • Notify a trusted person of your travel and movement plans.
  • Avoid large crowds, gatherings, and demonstrations.
  • Be aware of your surroundings and local security developments.
  • Monitor local media and news for updates.


  • 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