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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Yaounde, Cameroon (July 12, 2022)
July 12, 2022

Location:  Yaounde, Cameroon

Event: There are reports of an explosion earlier today at Mokolo market in downtown Yaounde.   Please avoid this area of the city as law enforcement and emergency services units are presently conducting their investigation. Heightened security and traffic disruptions are likely in the affected area.

Actions to Take:

  • Monitor local media for updates
  • Review your personal security plans
  • Stay alert in public places, including schools, hospitals, government facilities, places of worship, tourist locations, and transportation hubs
  • Remain aware of your surroundings and keep a low profile