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12 Oct 2020 | 03:45 AM UTC

Afghanistan: Protesters gather in Kabul October 12

Afghanistan News Alert

Protesters gather outside of the Embassy of Pakistan in Kabul's Police District 4 (PD4) on October 12; anticipate associated disruptions

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/12/2020, 12:00 AM until 10/14/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Kabul). COUNTRY/REGION Kabul

Event

Protesters have gathered in the vicinity of the Embassy of Pakistan in Kabul's Police District 4 (PD4) at around 07:30 (local time) on Monday, October 12. The reason for the demonstration is currently unclear; however, a rally held outside the Embassy on October 6 was linked to visa issues. 

A heavy police presence has been reported in the area and roads have been closed, which is likely to lead to transportation disruptions.

Advice

Those in Kabul are advised to monitor developments, avoid protests as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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