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Subject: Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Yaounde, Cameroon
July 2, 2022

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Yaounde, Cameroon (July 2, 2022)

Location:  Yaounde, Cameroon

Event: An explosion occurred earlier today in Mokolo market in Yaounde, caused by an improvised explosive device, that injured up to three people.  There has been no claim of responsibility.  Heightened security and traffic disruptions are likely in the affected area as authorities conduct their investigation.

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