• 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 are advised to avoid all travel to the country. Those already there are advised to attend to personal safety. If they need assistance, please call the 24-hour hotline of the Assistance to Hong Kong Residents Unit (AHU) of the Immigration Department at (852)1868 or contact the Chinese Embassy in Afghanistan at (93) 791513339.

(updated on 31 August 2021)

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