On 7 May 2024, the U.S. Consulate General in Karachi issued a Security Alert, which reads in part as follows: “The U.S. Consulate General Karachi is aware of a threat of a terrorist attack at Karachi Port. In response to such situations, the U.S. Embassy and Consulates sometimes restrict access to certain areas for official U.S. government personnel. Karachi Port is temporarily restricted for official U.S. government personnel.”