Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Freetown, Sierra Leone

April 29, 2020

Location: Freetown, Sierra Leone

Event: A violent confrontation has been reported near Pademba Road Prison (approximately 1.5 km east of the National Stadium) today, April 29. Expect increased police presence in the area and traffic congestion.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area of central Freetown.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.