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Security Advisory

Security Advisory for Indians residing in Afghanistan and travellers to Afghanistan

May 5, 2016

No. KAB/815/2/11(139)                                                                                   
 

Security Advisory for Indians residing in Afghanistan and travellers to Afghanistan

All Indians residing in Afghanistan and Indian travellers to Afghanistan are advised that the security situation in Afghanistan remains highly volatile. Terrorist attacks have taken place in many parts of the country against a variety of targets including foreigners and are expected to continue. There is also the risk of kidnapping and hostage taking throughout the Afghanistan. 
The Embassy advises all Indians in Afghanistan to live and work with adequate security precautions. All should review their personal security plans, take appropriate steps to enhance personal safety, remain aware of surroundings, monitor local media for updates, and maintain a high level of vigilance. 

Non-essential movements especially during peak commuting hours may be avoided, as also unknown areas and establishments frequented by foreigners. Movement should not have a predictable pattern and vehicle should be parked in secure premises.  
All Indians should register with the Embassy and / or the Consulates General in Herat, Mazar-e-Sharif, Jalalabad and Kandahar. This will also enable them to receive    threat Inputs regularly. For any emergencies, the Embassy may be contacted on +93706131611 & +93705127863 and E-mail may be sent to paw.kabulmea.gov.in and counspa.kabulmea.gov.in. 


Public Affairs Wing
Embassy of India, Kabul

All Indians in Afghanistan

 
 
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