Alert: Gunshots at Camp Guillaume Ouedraogo – Avoid the area

Location: Camp Guillaume Ouedraogo

Event: The Embassy received reports of sporadic gunfire at Camp Guillaume Ouedraogo in northwest Ouagadougou, near the Place de la Nation, since 1:00 am this morning.

The Embassy urges all American citizens to avoid the area.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area.
  • Monitor local media.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Stay alert in locations frequented by tourists/Westerners.
  • Review your personal security plans.