In a concerning development, the U.S. Consulate General Karachi issued a security alert on April 18, 2024, indicating a potential threat of terrorist attacks aimed at high-end hotels in Karachi, Pakistan. The alert, issued by the U.S. Mission Pakistan, urges residents and visitors to exercise caution and remain vigilant in light of the reported threat.

According to the alert, the U.S. Consulate General Karachi received credible information regarding the possibility of terrorist activities targeting high-end hotels in the city. In response to this threat, official U.S. government personnel have been advised to avoid these establishments temporarily.

The alert underscores the importance of taking precautionary measures, including avoiding crowded areas, maintaining a low profile, and staying alert to one's surroundings, especially in locations frequented by tourists and Westerners. It also highlights the embassy's practice of restricting access to certain areas, such as tourist attractions, hotels, markets, shopping malls, and restaurants, during periods of heightened security concerns.

Local authorities in Karachi are working closely with the U.S. Embassy and Consulate General to assess the situation and implement necessary security measures. Residents and visitors are urged to adhere to safety guidelines and cooperate with law enforcement agencies to ensure their safety and security.

As the situation evolves, further updates will be provided by the relevant authorities.

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