Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Tashkent

TITLE: Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Tashkent (December 7, 2023)

Location: Uzbekistan

Event: The U.S. Embassy reminds U.S. citizens to maintain vigilance and heightened personal security awareness during the holiday season.  Terrorists, and those inspired by such organizations, have used the opportunity of holiday celebrations and travel to attack locations frequented by tourists, such as hotels, shopping malls, clubs and restaurants, foreign embassies, airports, public transportation hubs, places of worship, and tourist sites.

Actions to Take:

  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists.
  • Review your security plans.
  • Avoid crowds.
  • Keep a low profile.
  • Monitor local media for updates.