Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Lusaka, Zambia

Location:  Area around Zambia Police Service (ZPS) Headquarters on Independence Ave., Lusaka, Zambia.

Event:  There are reports of gunshots and teargas near ZPS Headquarters on Independence Ave and increased police presence in the immediate vicinity. It is being reported that two people have been shot.

U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid large crowds, and security forces’ activities in the area of Independence Ave near ZPS Headquarters.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid large crowds, and security forces’ activities in the area of Independence Ave near ZPS Headquarters.
  • Monitor local media for updates.

Assistance:

U.S. Embassy Lusaka
Phone:
+(260) 211-357-000
+(260) 966-050-123
+(260) 761-107-000
Email:  ACSLusaka@state.gov

State Department – Consular Affairs +1-888-407-4747 or +1-202-501-4444
Zambia Country Information

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