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Security Alert: Lahore (Pakistan), Explosion Near Data Darbar Shrine

South Central Asia > Pakistan > Lahore

Location:  Data Darbar Shrine, Lahore, Pakistan 

 

Event: An explosion has been reported in the vicinity of the Data Darbar Shrine in Lahore.  There are reports of several casualties and injuries.  Effective immediately, U.S. Consulate Lahore personnel movements have been restricted. 

 

Consulate Operations:  Consulate operations are normal.

 

Actions to Take:

 

·        Avoid the area of Data Darbar

·        Monitor local media for updates

·        Avoid crowds

·        Avoid demonstrations

·        Keep a low profile

·        Notify friends and family of your safety

·        Be aware of your surroundings

·        Review your personal security plans

 

Assistance:

 

U.S. Embassy Islamabad, Pakistan

+(92)(51) 201-4000

ACSIslamabad@state.gov

https://pk.usembassy.gov

 

U.S. Consulate General Karachi

+(92)(21) 3527 5000

ACSKarachi@state.gov

 

U.S. Consulate General Lahore

+(92) (42) 3603 4000

ACSLahore@state.gov

 

U.S. Consulate General Peshawar

+(92) (91) 526 8800

 

State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

 

Pakistan  Country Information

 

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