Alert: Demonstrations and Road/Bridge Closures

Location: Gathering points may include, but are not limited to, the following areas in Khartoum, Sudan:

  • Areas around downtown Khartoum
  • Omdurman
  • North Khartoum

Event: Demonstrations are expected to take place today, leading up to June 30, 2020.  Exact start times and locations are unknown.  Bridges connecting Khartoum to Omdurman and North Khartoum are expected to be closed.  Roads around Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) Headquarters and key ministries are also expected to be closed.

U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid those areas today through June 30, 2020.

Actions to take:

  • Avoid non-essential travel.
  • Keep a low profile.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Monitor local media for updates.

Assistance:

U.S. Embassy Khartoum, Sudan

+249 18 702 2871

+249 18 702 2000 (after hours)

ACSKhartoum@state.gov

https://sd.usembassy.gov/

State Department – Consular Affairs

+1-888-407-4747 or +1-202-501-4444

Sudan Country Information

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