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

Location: Sri Lanka

Event:  Terrorist groups continue plotting possible attacks in Sri Lanka. Terrorists may attack with little or no warning, targeting tourist locations, transportation hubs, markets, shopping malls, government facilities, hotels, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, parks, major sporting and cultural events, educational institutions, airports, hospitals, and other public areas.

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.

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