Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Unrest in Southern Oromia

The U.S. Embassy is monitoring recent reports of violence in the region around Shashamane in Oromia State. The U.S. Embassy is restricting travel of all U.S. Chief of Mission employees on the corridor between Shashamane and Mojo at this time.

Review your personal security plans; remain aware of your surroundings, including local events; and monitor local news stations for updates. Maintain a high level of vigilance and take appropriate steps to enhance your personal security and follow instructions of local authorities.

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