Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Nouakchott

(December 10, 2021)

Location: Nouakchott, Mauritania

Event: The U.S. Embassy in Nouakchott advises U.S. citizens that the “Elite Fitness” gym is off limits to Embassy personnel due to potential terrorism and security concerns. U.S. citizens are advised to avoid the “Elite Fitness” gym.

Actions to Take:

  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Stay alert in locations frequented by Westerners.
  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Keep a low profile


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