Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, DRC

Location: Kinshasa Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

Event: Please be aware that there are reports of protests and gunshots in Kinshasa today in the area around the Martyrs Stadium.  The National Police have responded with tear gas and warning shots.

Actions to Take:

  • If you are in Kinshasa, limit your movements.
  • Avoid crowds and demonstrations.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Monitor local media for updates.