Gunfire has been reported from the rear entrance to the US Embassy in Port-au-Prince as of Monday afternoon (local time), April 29. US diplomatic authorities have instructed individuals in the Embassy compound to shelter in place.
Heightened security measures and localized traffic disruptions are to be expected near the US Embassy over the coming hours.
Individuals in Port-au-Prince are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the area around the US Embassy, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments.
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