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February 14, 2023

Security Alert – Maseru Bridge Border Port of Entry (POE) Temporarily Closed (February 14, 2023)


Location: Maseru Bridge Port of Entry, Maseru, Lesotho


Event: The Maseru Bridge border port of entry (POE) is temporarily closed due to a vehicle accident that occurred earlier this morning.  Managers on both sides of the border are unable to facilitate transit vehicle and pedestrian traffic through the Maseru Bridge POE.  Travelers requiring ingress/egress through the Maseru Border POE should anticipate delays and should consider taking alternate routes.


Actions to Take:  

  • Avoid Maseru Port of Entry.
  • Consider taking alternate routes.
  • 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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