Demonstrations Alert: March in N'Djamena, Chad (October 7, 2021)
Location: N’Djamena, Chad
Event: An opposition group has called for a protest march in N’Djamena on Saturday, October 9, 2021. The march may take place during the morning hours and begin at Rond-Point Double Voie and end at the Stadium Idriss Mahamat Ouya. However, there may be protests at other times and in other locations.
Government security forces have sometimes used force and deployed tear gas to disperse past protests.
Normal traffic may be disrupted during the march.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid areas where demonstrations are taking place.
- Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings and demonstrations.
- Seek shelter when gunfire is taking place.
- Monitor local media for updates.
- Keep a low profile.
- U.S. Embassy in N’Djamena, located at Chagoua Round Point.
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