March 14, 2006
Demonstrations in Kabul
The U.S. Embassy has received information about a possible demonstration today
at the Pakistani Embassy in Kabul. Further demonstrations at Pakistani
consulates throughout Afghanistan are also possible. It is currently unknown
what time the demonstration will take place or if it will be violent. Afghan
authorities are in the area preparing for any/all crowds. Americans in Kabul
are urged to avoid the area around the Pakistani Embassy, and as always, avoid
Americans in Afghanistan are urged to monitor the local news and maintain
contact with the U.S. Embassy in Kabul. As the Embassy continues to develop
information on any potential security threats to U.S. citizens in Afghanistan,
it will share them with the American community via the Warden System. We take
this opportunity to remind the community of the continuing threats outlined in
the current Travel Warning for Afghanistan and Worldwide Caution Public
Announcement. The full text of each can be found at <http://travel.state.gov/>.
Updated information may also be obtained by contacting the American Embassy in
Kabul at firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com> or by calling
the Consular Section on 070-20-1908.
The Department of State also shares information through its consular information
program documents, available on the Internet at <http://travel.state.gov>. In
addition to information on the Internet, U.S. travelers may obtain up-to-date
information on security conditions by calling 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the
U.S. or outside the U.S. and Canada on a regular toll line at 1-202-501-4444.
U.S. Embassy Kabul