Media: Baghdad Green Zone hit by rocket attack

The US embassy said the incident caused minor damage to the territory of the diplomatic mission

Baghdad’s Green Zone area came under rocket fire on Sunday. This was reported by Al Arabiya TV channel.

According to its information, at least three rockets fell in this area of the Iraqi capital, where state institutions and foreign diplomatic missions, including the US embassy, are located.

It said on its Facebook page that the incident caused minor damage to the territory of the diplomatic mission, but no staff members were injured. The US embassy also informed that people near it might have been injured in the shelling.

“The Green Zone, a heavily fortified and heavily guarded area in central Baghdad, has been repeatedly hit by rocket and mortar fire in recent months, resulting in casualties and deaths among Iraqis. Washington has repeatedly accused pro-Iranian militias operating in Iraq of involvement in the attacks.”

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