Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Prague, Czech Republic, May 3, 2018

Location: All of the Czech Republic

Event: The U.S. government remains concerned that terrorists are intent on targeting U.S. citizens, including children. Terrorists may employ a variety of tactics, such as violent assaults and kidnappings. In the past they have used knives, guns and vehicles as ramming devices. They may target schools, hospitals, churches, tourist locations, transportation hubs, and other public venues.

Actions to Take:

  • Stay alert in public places, including schools, hospitals, churches, tourist locations and transportation hubs.
  • Review travel routes and times to reduce time and place predictability.
  • Keep a low profile
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Report social media threats to local authorities.


U.S. Embassy Prague, Czech Republic

Phone number +420 257 022 000

Email address

Embassy website

State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Country Information for the Czech Republic

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