Two rockets fired near US embassy in Baghdad: Reports

Updated on Jul 29, 2021 12:59 PM IST

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.

Two rockets were fired early Thursday against Baghdad's fortified Green Zone which houses the US embassy.(Representative image)
Two rockets were fired early Thursday against Baghdad's fortified Green Zone which houses the US embassy.(Representative image)
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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.


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