It is strongly advised to avoid travel to the Southern Red Sea area of Eritrea due to a large buildup of troops on the Eritrea-Djibouti border. This area has been highly contested at times and military action occurred in June of 2016 on this border, resulting in a large number of deaths. Due to the risk of outright combat during these border disputes, it is VERY STRONGLY advised that any personnel in this area depart immediately and restrict travel to the area even for official business.
All personnel in Guatemala City, Guatemala are strongly advised to avoid travel to the following government authorities and/or offices due to a heightened threat of targeted gang violence:
-National Police (PNC) Headquarters
-Torre de Tribunales
-Court facilities in Villa Nueva and Mixco
-The Public Ministry (MP)
-The National Prison System Administration and any prison/jail
-San Juan de Dios Hospital
-National Police Hospital
Latin American gangs are notorious for their level of violence so the threats should be considered actionable intelligence and appropriate security measures and precautions should be immediately taken and strictly adhered to.
Between 1130-1200 HRS (LOCAL TIME) on 23 February 2017 a bomb exploded in the vicinity of a restaurant and shopping complex in Block Z of the Defense Housing Authority in Lahore, Pakistan. Intelligence indicates that 5 were killed and 17 injured in the blast. This is the second major attack in as many weeks within the Punjab region of Pakistan, particularly in the Lahore area.
-Prepared by: CASG Intelligence Analyst, 1546EST 27FEB2017