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

Location: APC headquarters and Government Center-area in Freetown, Sierra Leone

Event: Violent confrontations currently reported between APC supporters and the police at the APC headquarters.  Additionally, there is an increased amount of police in both areas tasked with maintaining order.  Expect the increased security personnel and confrontations to congest traffic in central Freetown.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area of demonstrations.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Keep a low profile.