Location: Skylark English School and Tokha Municipality Ward 5 Office, Kathmandu
Event: The Regional Security Office of U.S. Embassy Kathmandu has been made aware of a suspected IED found in the street in the vicinity of the Skylark English School in the Tokha neighborhood of Kathmandu approximately 1.5km northwest of the U.S. Embassy.
The road leading to and from the school has been closed by Nepal Police. U.S. citizens are recommended to avoid the immediate vicinity for the foreseeable future.
All individuals and organizations are encouraged to exercise caution when engaged in activities or operations in and around the Skylark English School and the Tokha Municipality Ward 5 Office. Individuals and organizations should be vigilant when securing property and equipment after hours. Should any individual or organization notice a suspicious item or indications of tampering, they are encouraged to notify their nearest Nepal Police facility.
Source: US Embassy in Nepal