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Security Alert – U.S. Libya External Office-Explosion Near U.S. Embassy
March 6, 2020

Location:  Les Berges du Lac II

Event: Emergency personnel are responding to an explosion that occurred near the U.S. Embassy in Tunis. Please avoid the area and monitor local media for updates.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the areas of the demonstrations.
  • Monitor local media for updates
  • Keep a low profile.



The U.S. Embassy is located in Berges du Lac, 1053 Tunis,

Tel: +216 71 107 000, 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Email: LibyaACS@state.gov.

The after-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is +216 71 107 000.

For American Citizens Services at the Department of State, call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada, or +1-202-501-4444 from other countries, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).

Department of State – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444


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