It is now over ten years since the Tajik civil war ended. The political situation is currently stable, but you should remain vigilant in public places and be alert to any security announcements by the Tajik authorities. You should avoid any demonstrations or large gatherings of people.You should maintain at least the same level of personal security awareness as you do at home. There are sporadic clashes between border forces and drug traffickers along the Afghan border, particularly in the Gorno-Badakhshan Autonomous Oblast. The most recent incident on 10 June 2014 resulted in a number of injuries. Dushanbe is relatively secure, but there have been occasional muggings and petty crime against foreigners. Women should avoid going out alone at night, and may suffer harassment even during the day.