Security Alert: U.S. Embassy Paris, France

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Paris, France

September 25, 2020

Location: Paris 11th arrondissement, near former Charlie Hebdo offices.

Event: Media report and the Prime Minster have confirmed, several people have been stabbed near the former offices of Charlie Hebdo magazine, in the 11th arrondissement.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the area
  • Seek secure shelter, if in the area
  • Monitor local media for updates
  • Be aware of your surroundings
  • Notify friends and family of your safety

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




U.S. Embassy Paris, France

+33 (1) 43 12 22 22

U.S. Consulate General Marseille, France
+33 (1) 43 12 22 22