Emergency Message: The Hostage Situation at Holey Bakery in Gulshan-2, Dhaka has Ended

The hostage situation at Holey Bakery in Gulshan-2, Dhaka has ended. The U.S. Embassy recommends that all U.S. Citizens avoid the area around the restaurant (Road 79 in Gulshan-2) and remain vigilant in their movements and activities, inside the diplomatic enclave and anywhere else in Bangladesh.

The U.S. Embassy reminds U.S. citizens that U.S. government personnel are not permitted to:

Visit many public places;

Travel on foot, motorcycle, bicycle, rickshaw or other uncovered means on public thoroughfares and sidewalks;

Attend large gatherings in Bangladesh, including events at international hotels.

The U.S. Embassy encourages U.S. citizens to adopt similar security measures.

Source: U.S. Department of State