Demonstration Alert: U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, DRC

Location: Embassy of Rwanda (3642 Blvd Du 30 Juin) near intersection of Ave Lukusa and Ave Kolwezi, Gombe, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

Event: There is an ongoing demonstration near the Rwandan Embassy.  Police are responding and there are reports of tear gas used.  U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid the area, including nearby areas on Blvd du 30 Juin and Ave de la Justice.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area.
  • Avoid crowds and demonstrations.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.