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Security Alert: Indefinite Nation-wide Curfew in Lesotho (May 16, 2023)
May 16, 2023

Location: Lesotho

Event: The Chief of Police announced an indefinite curfew will be imposed in Lesotho from 10:00 P.M. to 4:00 A.M. daily and will be enforced by security personnel throughout the country.  This comes after a period of increased violent attacks, to include an attack by gunmen targeting a prominent media personality on Sunday May 14.  

Actions to Take:  

  • Abide by the curfew. 
  • Monitor local media for updates.   

U.S. Embassy Maseru
254 Kingsway Avenue
Maseru, Lesotho
Phone: +266-2231-2666
Email: USConsularMaseru@state.gov
Website: https://ls.usembassy.gov

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