The U.S. military says a total of 78 attacks have been carried out against U.S. facilities over the past weeks: 37 were in Iraq and 41 in Syria
The U.S. embassy in Baghdad was attacked by mortar fire on Friday morning that caused minor material damage but no casualties, U.S. and Iraqi officials said.
Explosions were heard near the embassy in the capital city of Iraq at approximately 4:15 a.m. on Friday. An embassy spokesperson then confirmed the U.S. Embassy was attacked, adding: “Assessments are ongoing, but there are no reported casualties on the Embassy compound.”
The attack was confirmed by a U.S. military official who said the attack was launched at U.S. and Coalition forces in Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone, which houses Iraqi government buildings and embassies.
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WNU editor: No casualties have been reported …. US embassy in Baghdad attacked with rockets, no casualties (Arab News/Reuters).
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