Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Colombo, Sri Lanka

Location: Sri Lanka

Event: Sri Lankan authorities are reporting that additional attacks targeting places of worship may occur.  U.S. citizens are encouraged to avoid these areas over the weekend, starting tomorrow, April 26th through Sunday, April 28th.  Continue to remain vigilant and avoid large crowds.

Actions to Take:

  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists.
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Notify friends and family of your safety.
  • Follow the instructions of local authorities.
  • Monitor local media for updates.