Heightened security risk in Afghanistan during Eid al-Fitr

With the start of the Eid al-Fitr in Afghanistan, there is a heightened security risk for westerners in the country.

When a new moon is seen in the sky, Ramadan ends and Eid al-Fitr begins. For some, the celebrations starts on Friday and in other areas, on Saturday.

Advice For Travellers

With respect to personal security, remain vigilant and aware of surroundings. If possible, avoid road travel throughout cities during Eid al-Fitr.

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