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.
- U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
- (226) 25 49 53 00
- State Department – Consular Affairs
888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444
- Burkina Faso Country Information
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