Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Prague, Czech Republic (August 31, 2023)

Location: Letna Stadium (Sparta’s Epet Arena)

Event: Today, August 31, 1900 hrs, a soccer match between Sparta Praha and Dinamo Zagreb is expected to draw over ten thousand energetic spectators. The police will have significant resources deployed in the vicinity of the stadium.  Czech authorities are prepared for the possibility of violence and/or disruptive behavior before and/or after the match. Traffic delays in the area are expected. Confrontations between rival groups of fans are possible.

Letna Stadium map:

Actions to Take

  •     Avoid the area of the demonstration.
  •     Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  •     Monitor local media for updates
  •     Keep a low profile.


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