Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Lome

Location: Grand Marche, Lome

Event: Local media is reporting that two gendarmes were injured, one fatally, in an unprovoked attack on June 2 in the Grande Marche in Lome. The suspect was arrested by local authorities. Incidents such as this can occur at any time and without warning; we encourage you to continue your vigilance when in public, particularly in large, crowded areas.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid crowds and demonstrations
  • Be aware of your surroundings

Assistance: Questions and concerns can be addressed to In an emergency, contact the Embassy at +228 22-61-54-70.

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