Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Suspicious Package in Lisbon Metro

The U.S. Embassy in Lisbon alerts U.S. citizens that local authorities discovered a suspicious package at the São Sebastião metro station (intersection of blue and red lines) in Lisbon. The metro station and the area have been evacuated. The Embassy has advised its personnel to avoid the São Sebastião metro station area until local authorities have announced that the area is safe.

You should avoid the area, maintain a high level of vigilance, take appropriate steps to enhance your personal security, and monitor local news stations for updates.

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