US Embassy Attack in Iraq: Three Rockets Fired to Baghdad
Breaking: Following a US embassy attack in Iraq three rockets have been fired at the building near a building in central Baghdad.
So far, no casualties have been reported but there could be possible injuries in future updates.
Although not confirmed, three rockets were fired near the embassy in the center of the capital. Seven Katyusha rockets are believed to have been fired towards the embassy.
Someone reports: “Information about rockets fired at the US Embassy in Baghdad, adding “American fighter jets are flying over the area right now. ”
Rockets fired in US embassy attack in Iraq
It is understood that the attack took place 40 minutes ago which was soon after sirens were heard across the capital. As yes no reports of any injuries have reported but emergency services were seen speeding towards the well-fortified building
US coalition supply convoys were also attacked in Iraq on Tuesday.
The US embassy attack in Iraq occurred near the Kuwait border and exactly north of the capital.
These attacks are just the latest in a series of missile strikes in the country against coalition forces.
About the US embassy in Iraq
The Embassy of the United States of America in Baghdad is the diplomatic mission of the United States of America in the Republic of Iraq. Ambassador Matthew Tueller is the Chief of Mission. At 104 acres, it is the largest and most expensive embassy in the world and is nearly as large as Vatican City.
US forces are under continuous warning from Iran-backed Shia Muslims who the US has blamed for many of the rocket strikes. These missile strikes have raised after the top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani killing in January.
The leader of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard was killed during a missile strike in the capital.
In the wake of the strike, tensions in the Middle East escalated.
This is a developing news story, stay with us for more information as available.