UPDATE: The police activity in central Geneva has ended. The area is once again open for traffic, but expect delays due to the previous road closures.
Security Alert: Increased Police Activity in Geneva – U. S. Embassy Bern, Switzerland (19 June 2020)
|Location:||Jardin Anglais/Mont Blanc Bridge area in central Geneva|
|Event:||The U.S. Embassy in Bern informs U.S. citizens that there is increased police activity in the area around Jardin Anglais/Mont Blanc Bridge are in central Geneva. Parts of the Rue de Rive have also been closed. U.S. citizens should avoid the area and follow guidance from local authorities.|
|Actions to take:||
– Avoid the area(s) of the incident
– Follow the instructions of local authorities at all times
– Keep a low profile
– Always carry a cell phone as a means of communication
|Assistance:||U.S. Embassy Bern, Switzerland
031 357 70 11 (dialing within Switzerland)
+41 31 357 70 11 (dialing from overseas)
The most accurate real-time information on security matters is available from Swiss authorities, who have responsibility for the safety and security of all persons in Switzerland.