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15 Aug 2019 | 09:48 PM UTC

Afghanistan: Independence Day celebrations expected August 19

Afghanistan News Alert

Afghan Independence Day observed August 19; festivities, including parades, and associated disruptions expected in Kabul and across country

TIMEFRAME expected from 8/15/2019, 12:00 AM until 8/20/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Kabul). COUNTRY/REGION Kabul


Afghanistan will hold Independence Day celebrations across the country on Monday, August 19, with the main event being held at the Presidential Palace in Kabul. Heightened security measures have been implemented in the capital ahead of the event, with increased checkpoints and security patrols observed. Business, commercial, and transportation disruptions are to be anticipated nationwide during the celebrations.


Individuals in Afghanistan, and particularly those in Kabul, are advised to avoid all protests and demonstrations and expect crowded conditions, longer travel times, and increased security measures during the celebrations.


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