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Two rockets fired near US embassy in Baghdad

Iraqi Counter Terrorism Forces stand guard outside the U.S. Embassy on May 30, 2021 in Baghdad, Iraq. (File/AFP)
Iraqi Counter Terrorism Forces stand guard outside the U.S. Embassy on May 30, 2021 in Baghdad, Iraq. (File/AFP)
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29 Jul 2021 06:07:17 GMT9
29 Jul 2021 06:07:17 GMT9
  • The dawn attack came as Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhemi was flying home from Washington

BAGHDAD: Two rockets were fired early Thursday against Baghdad’s fortified Green Zone which houses the US embassy, without causing any casualties or damage, an Iraqi security source told AFP.

The dawn attack came as Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhemi was flying home from Washington after White House talks in which President Joe Biden announced an end to US combat operations in Iraq.

AFP

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