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Iraqi officials: 4 rockets target US Embassy in Baghdad


January 14, 2022

Sgt. Kyle Tabot/U.S. Department of Defense via New York Times

An American Marine guarding the U.S. embassy in Baghdad on Friday, Jan. 3, 2020.

BAGHDAD - At least four rockets targeted the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone on Thursday, two Iraqi security officials said. The area is home to diplomatic missions and the seat of Iraq's government,

Three of the missiles struck within the perimeter of the American Embassy, the officials said. Another hit a school located in a nearby residential complex. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk to the media.

An Iraqi military statement said a girl and a woman were injured in the attack, without providing more details. The statement said the rockets had been launched from the Dora neighborhood of Baghdad.


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