Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dushanbe, Tajikistan

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Dushanbe, Tajikistan (December 29, 2018)

Location:  Tajikistan, countrywide

Event:  The U.S. Embassy in Dushanbe advises all Americans in Tajikistan to exercise special vigilance during the New Year holiday.  As a reminder, on July 29, terrorists targeted a group of Western tourists traveling in Tajikistan, killing four people including two American citizens.  The U.S. Embassy therefore recommends the following actions:

·         During New Year celebrations, exercise caution when visiting prominent restaurants, bars, hotels, and when attending public gatherings.

·         Avoid conspicuous consumption of alcohol and public drunkenness.

·         Be aware of your surroundings at all times.

·         Avoid large crowds.

·         Keep a low profile.

Assistance:  Contact the U.S. Embassy in Tajikistan at 109 A Ismoili Somoni Avenue (Zarafshon district), Dushanbe, Tajikistan 734019 at 992-37-229-2300 or 992-37-229-2000.  The after-hours emergency number for American citizens is 992-98-580-1032 and the Consular email address is  The number for the State Department’s Bureau of Consular Affairs is 1-888-407-4747 or 1-202-501-4444.

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