Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Bujumbura (Burundi), Reports of Explosions and Gunfire by Prince Rwagasore Stadium

The U.S. Embassy has received information of reports of explosions and gunfire in the area near Prince Rwagasore Stadium. The Embassy advises all U.S. citizens to return to their homes, if it is safe to do so, and avoid that area of Bujumbura.

Review your personal security plans, remain aware of your surroundings -- including local events -- and monitor local news stations for updates. Be vigilant and take appropriate steps to enhance your personal security.

Source: Overseas Security Advisory Council