News Alerts

01 Oct 2019 | 06:01 PM UTC

Pakistan: Heightened security anticipated in Lahore for cricket matches October 5, 7, 9

Pakistan News Alert

Heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions expected in Lahore for cricket matches on October 5, 7, 9

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/1/2019, 12:00 AM until 10/9/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Karachi). COUNTRY/REGION Lahore, Gaddafi Stadium


The US Consulate General in Lahore issued a Security Alert on Tuesday, October 1, ahead of three cricket matches scheduled to take place between the Pakistani and Sri Lankan national teams on October 5, 7, and 9. The matches are slated to be held at Gaddafi Stadium and are expected to cause major traffic disruptions in Lahore. Increased security measures and localized road closures are expected throughout the city, notably around Gaddafi Stadium, on match days.


Individuals in Lahore are advised to exercise caution and strictly avoid all large public gatherings, including sports matches, as they are at increased risk of being targeted in an attack. Monitor the situation over the coming days, anticipate heightened security measures, and follow any instructions issued by the local authorities.


Copyright and Disclaimer
GardaWorld is the owner or licensee of all intellectual property rights in the material presented on this website. All such rights are reserved. The use of this website and its material is subject to the Terms of Use and accordingly you must not use any content from this website for commercial or other analogous purposes without our consent, including but not limited to any deep-linking or framing in order to copy, distribute, display or monitor any portion of the website. If you have any questions or are interested in distributing any content from this website, Contact us for more details.

Related news