• On 17 May 2024, a gun attack occurred in central Afghanistan, resulting in casualties, including foreign tourists.
    • In August 2021, there was regime change in Afghanistan. On 26 August 2021, two large explosions were reported at the area of Kabul's airport, resulting in casualties. The security situation there is highly volatile.
    • Residents should avoid all travel to the country. Those already there should attend to personal safety. Residents in Afghanistan who need assistance may call the 24-hour hotline of the Assistance to Hong Kong Residents Unit of the Immigration Department at (852) 1868, call the 1868 hotline using network data or use the 1868 Chatbot via the Immigration Department Mobile Application, send message to the 1868 WhatsApp assistance hotline, send message to the 1868 WeChat assistance hotline or submit the Online Assistance Request Form, or contact the Chinese Embassy in Afghanistan at consular protection hotline: (93)700483276.

    • Assistance to Hong Kong Residents Unit – Online Assistance Request Form

    • (updated on 18 May 2024)

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