Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Beijing, China

Location: U.S. Embassy Beijing, China

Event: There was an explosion at approximately 1pm today on the street outside the southeast corner of the Embassy compound. According to the Embassy’s Regional Security Officer, there was one individual who detonated a bomb.  Other than the bomber, no other people were injured and there was no damage to embassy property.  The local police responded.  The Embassy resumed normal operations at approximately 1:45 PM.

Assistance:

U.S. Embassy Beijing, China

+(86)(10) 8531-4000

State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444