Security Alert – U.S. Consulate General Barcelona, Spain

November 7, 2018

Location: Barcelona, Spain

Event: The U.S. Consulate General in Barcelona alerts U.S. citizens that local authorities have discovered a suspicious package at Sants Station in Barcelona. The Embassy has advised its personnel to avoid the area until the situation is resolved.

You should avoid the area, maintain a high level of vigilance, take appropriate steps to enhance your personal security, and monitor local news stations for updates.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area
  • Exercise caution if in the vicinity
  • Take appropriate steps to enhance your personal security
  • Monitor local media for updates
  • Be aware of your surroundings
  • Maintain high level of vigilance
  • Notify friends and family of your safety

U.S. citizens may monitor English-language Spanish media at the following website:

https://elpais.com/elpais/inenglish.html

View updates on Twitter and Facebook from the Spanish National Police, @policia, Guardia Civil @guardiacivil, Mossos D’Esquadra @mossos, and Guardia Urbana @barcelona_GUB

Mossos d’Esquadra (Regional Police)
Barcelona City Police
https://twitter.com/spanishpolice?lang=en
https://www.facebook.com/PoliciaNacional/?fref=ts
https://www.policia.es/
https://twitter.com/guardiacivil?lang=en
https://www.facebook.com/GuardiaCivil.es/
http://www.guardiacivil.es/en/servicios/atencionciudadano_1/index.html

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