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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Asmara, Eritrea

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Asmara, Eritrea Message:  At about 10:13pm on November 28 there were six explosions in Asmara.  The Embassy again advises all U.S. Citizens in Eritrea to continue to exercise caution, remain in their homes (when not at work), conduct only essential travel, and to remain situationally aware of the ongoing conflict in the Tigray ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Asmara, Eritrea

Location: Asmara, Eritrea Message:  At 8:24pm on November 27, a loud noise, possibly an explosion, was heard in Asmara, likely emanating from outside the city.  This follows a series of fainter noises heard in Asmara near midnight on November 26.  The Embassy advises all U.S. Citizens in Eritrea to continue to exercise caution, remain in their homes ...
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Security Alert (Follow-Up) – U.S. Embassy Asmara, Eritrea

Location: Asmara, Eritrea Message:  The Embassy has updated information that stay at home orders were not issued by Eritrean government officials.  The Embassy is unaware of any curfews being imposed in Asmara.  The Embassy continues to advise U.S. citizens in Eritrea to remain vigilant and situationally aware of the ongoing conflict in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia. ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Asmara, Eritrea

Location: Asmara, Eritrea Event: The Embassy received reports today that neighborhood wardens in some areas of Asmara, at the instruction of Eritrean government officials, have advised residents to remain indoors this evening.  All U.S. Citizens in Asmara are advised to continue to exercise caution, remain in their homes, and conduct only essential travel until further notice. Actions to Take: Monitor ...
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Alert: U.S. Citizens in Asmara

At about 7:50PM local time, a series of loud noises were heard in Asmara.  Unconfirmed reports indicate they may have been explosive devices believed to be in the vicinity of the Asmara International Airport.  There are no indications the airport was struck.  All U.S. Citizens in Asmara are advised to exercise caution, remain in their ...
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