Earlier today an active shooter on Kenneth Kaunda Avenue fired shots not far from the U.S. Embassy. The situation has been resolved and it is now safe to resume travel along Kenneth Kaunda Avenue.
For further information:
- See the State Department’s travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Warnings, Travel Alerts, and Mozambique Country Specific Information.
- Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
- Contact the U.S. Embassy in Maputo, located at 193, Avenida Kenneth Kaunda, at (+258) 21-49-2797, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Friday. After-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is (+258) 84-306-6480.
- Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).
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