Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Kinshasa, DRC (June 24, 2020)
Location: Limete, Kinshasa, DRC
Event: Ongoing confrontation between protesters and police in Limete, Kinshasa
Please be advised, there are reports of gunshots and Wewa motorcycle protests at or near Limete 10th Street. Additional protest activity may take place near the Parliament (Palais du People) near Boulevard Triomphal and other areas. U.S. government personnel are advised to avoid those areas until further notice.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid the Limete and Parliament area
- If currently in those areas, depart if safe to do so, or stay indoors.
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