2019-08-05: On Sunday (04 August), nine people were killed in a flash flood after heavy rains in Hubei province. The incident occurred around 06:40 p.m. (local time) in the village of Duobi Gorge in Hefeng County. Four people are missing.
Travellers are advised to inform themselves via local media and authorities about the current situation on site, to follow instructions from authorities, to exercise high caution near mountainsides and rivers, as well as to avoid damaged buildings, bridges, and roads.
2019-08-01: On Thursday (01 August), dozens of security forces were killed or injured in an attack on a military camp in the west of the city of Aden. Several security forces were killed earlier in a suicide bomb attack in the south of the city. The Huthi rebels claimed responsibility for the attack.
Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Ongoing armed clashes are to be expected. Travellers are advised to exercise high caution, to strictly avoid operations of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.
2019-07-31: On Wednesday (31 July), at least 28 people were killed as a bus hit a roadside bomb in Bala Buluk district in Farah province. Ten people were injured. The bus was travelling on the through road from Kandahar to Herat.
Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Armed clashes are possible during arrests of terror suspects. Travellers are advised to exercise high caution, to strictly avoid operations of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.
Update 2019-07-29 (2): The suspected gunman was shot and fatally injured by the police. The search for a possible second gunman is ongoing. AFP
Update 2019-07-29 (1): Several people were killed and multiple others were injured, according to current reports. Authorities still advise caution. There were no initial reports of the arrest of the shooter. AFP, dpa, LA Times
Update 2019-07-27 (2): According to recent reports, nine people were injured during the protests. Demonstrators had thrown objects at security forces. Security forces used tear-gas and rubber bullets. AFP
Update 2019-07-27 (1): On Saturday (27 July), police fired tear gas at protesters holding a banned rally in Yuen Long. Demonstrators threw projectiles, clashes occurred. AFP
2019-07-26: A detonation of an explosive device injured several policemen, some of them severely, in Huechuraba, north of Santiago, on Thursday afternoon (25 July, local time). The explosive device was reported to be a parcel bomb. A second parcel bomb, sent to a former interior and defence minister who is now head of the legal department at the company Quiñenco, was intercepted, according to media reports.