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Rocket Attack Hits Near US Embassy In Iraq Capital: US Military Source

AFP's Correspondents Heard Multiple Strong Explosions Followed By Aircraft Circling Near The Green Zone, The High-security Enclave Where The US Embassy Is Located.

AFP | Updated on: 16 Feb 2020, 07:31:31 AM
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On early Sunday, multiple rockets hit near the United States embassy in Iraq's capital, an American military source said, the 19th attack against US assets in the country since late October. The assault sent warning sirens blaring across the high-security diplomatic compound but it was unclear exactly what was hit and how many rockets made impact, the source told AFP.

AFP's correspondents heard multiple strong explosions followed by aircraft circling near the Green Zone, the high-security enclave where the US embassy is located. 

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First Published : 16 Feb 2020, 07:31:31 AM

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