Violent Incident in Kishoregonj District

United States Embassy, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Security Message for U.S. citizens

Violent Incident in Kishoregonj District

July 7, 2016

The U.S. Embassy would like to alert U.S. citizens to an ongoing violent incident in Kishoregonj District. Please avoid the area and exercise security vigilance in all movements throughout the country. Monitor all news sources for developments.

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

– visit public places in Bangladesh;

– travel on foot, motorcycle, bicycle, rickshaw, or other uncovered means on public thoroughfares and sidewalks in Bangladesh;

– attend large gatherings in Bangladesh, including events at international hotels.

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

For further information:

American Citizens Services
U.S. Embassy
Dhaka, Bangladesh