Rockets hit near US embassy in Iraq's Baghdad
Sunday, February 16, 2020, 5:20 PM
Several blasts hit a US-led coalition military base in Baghdad early on Sunday from an apparent rocket attack, a US military official said. The official did not immediately say if the attack caused any casualties or significant damage. Rocket attacks that Washington blames on Iran-backed militias have regularly hit near and occasionally on the US embassy which is next to the base.
Rockets Land Near US Embassy In Iraq Capital: Report
Sunday, February 16, 2020, 1:30 PM
Multiple rockets hit near the US embassy in Iraq's capital early Sunday, an American military source said, the latest in a flurry of attacks against US assets in the country. The assault sent warning sirens blaring across the diplomatic compound but it was unclear exactly what was hit and how many rockets made impact, the US source and Western diplomat based nearby told AFP.
Three rockets fall inside Baghdad near US embassy, no casualties: Sources
Tuesday, January 21, 2020, 9:10 PM
Three Katyusha rockets fell on Tuesday inside Baghdad's Green Zone which houses government buildings and foreign missions, Iraqi police sources told Reuters. The three rockets were launched from Zafaraniyah district outside Baghdad, the sources said, adding that two rockets landed near the U.S. embassy.