Terrorist Attack in London – No information indicating that Macao residents have been affected


2017-03-24 00:21
Source: Tourism Crisis Management Office
 
The Tourism Crisis Management Office (GGCT) is paying close attention to the situation caused by the terrorist attack on the 22nd in London. Until the present moment, GGCT has not received any request for information or assistance, nor indication that Macao residents have been affected.
 
The Chinese Embassy in the United Kingdom has issued a security alert. Following is the translated version of the full text:
 
“(This alert maintains valid until the 22nd of April 2017)
 
 In the afternoon of the 22nd of March a terrorist attack took place in London near the House of Parliament, causing 5 deaths and over 40 injured, including a Chinese citizen. The Chinese Embassy in the United Kingdom has already contacted the injured Chinese citizen and his family, providing the necessary consular assistance. After the incident, the British authorities asked people to remain calm and vigilant.
 
The Chinese Embassy in the United Kingdom alerts Chinese citizens already in England to strengthen their awareness for security precautions and be prepared for emergency events, to follow closely the security situation in that country and the advice from the police authorities, avoid going to areas with large gatherings of people and going out alone during the night. In case of any abnormal situation, maintain calm and as soon as their safety is guaranteed, to contact the police immediately.
 
United Kingdom Police Services: 999;
 
Global Emergency Call Center for Consular Protection and Services of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China: +86-10-12308 or +86-10-59913991;
 
The Embassy of China in the United Kingdom: +44-20-76311430 (Telephone number for information during office hours), +44-20-74368294 (Emergency Consular Assistance after office hours), +44-20-76369756 (Fax);
 
Consulate-General of China in Manchester: +44-161-2247443 (Telephone), +44-7828529201 (Mobile Phone), +44-161-2572672 (Fax);
 
Consulate-General of China in Edinburgh: +44-131-3371790 (Telephone), +44-7766667116 (Mobile Phone), +44-131-3378871 (Fax);
 
Consulate-General of China in Belfast: + 44-7895306461 (Mobile Phone);”
 
The Tourism Crises Management Office is paying close attention to the situation's development and will consider the need to issue Travel Alert.
 
If necessary, Macao residents can call:
24-hour Tourism Hotline (853) 2833 3000;
The Chinese Embassy and consulates or the Global Emergency Call Center for Consular Protection and Services of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs 24-hour hotline: +86 10 12308 for assistance.
 


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