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As of the afternoon of 21 March we continue to recommend that those without a pressing reason to remain should leave.
We are still advising against all travel to Bahrain until further notice, and we recommend that those without a pressing reason to remain leave by available commercial means if it is safe to do so.
- Please keep checking our travel advice for Bahrain
The British Embassy is continuing to assess accessibility and security along the main routes to, as well as at, the airport itself. We have had no confirmed reports of serious security incidents over the last 48 hours. However, the risk of continued outbreaks of violence is ongoing and the security situation remains uncertain.
The British Embassy Bahrain is closed until further notice. For enquiries on the situation in Bahrain please call 17574151 in Bahrain, or +44 (0) 20 7008 5900 in the UK.