News Alerts

20 Oct 2020 | 07:13 AM UTC

Afghanistan: Protest reported in Kabul’s PD1 October 20

Afghanistan News Alert

Small protest reported in Kabul’s PD1 on October 20 following robbery; localized disruptions likely

TIMEFRAME expected from 10/20/2020, 12:00 AM until 10/21/2020, 11:59 PM (Asia/Kabul). COUNTRY/REGION Kabul

Event

Sources operating in the region report that a group of people are staging a protest on Maiwand Road in Kabul's Police District 1 (PD1) on Tuesday, October 20. The small demonstration over a recent armed robbery in the area reportedly began at around 11:00 (local time) and has caused some disruptions to traffic on the Maiwand Road, although it is currently unclear how many people are participating in the protest.

Further localized disruptions are likely on the Maiwand Road area of PD1 in the immediate term. There is also a realistic possibility of crowd dispersal operations by security forces in the area.  

Advice

Those in Kabul are advised to avoid the area of the protest in the near term and plan alternative routes where possible. Travelers should monitor developments, avoid all demonstrations and political gatherings as a precaution, and heed any directives issued by 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