Security Alert: Lahore (Pakistan)

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

Source: Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC)