Explosion occurred near US Embassy in Iraq

Source : 112 Ukraine

The explosion occurred as a result of a missile strike
09:04, 5 January 2020

112 Agency

An explosion occurred in the green zone of Baghdad at the United States Embassy. Reuters reports it.

According to the American newspaper, a rocket fell near the building of the US Embassy in the diplomatic area of the Iraqi capital. Now all the entrances to the US diplomatic mission are closed.

Related: Iranian President on assassination of Suleimani: Americans did not realize what grave mistake they made

It is still unknown where and by whom this rocket was launched. There is no information on victims of a missile strike.

As we reported, a missile attack on Baghdad international airport took place on Friday; the shells killed at least seven people and wounded minimum nine.

As a result of attack on Baghdad international airport, the Iranian General Qasem Suleimani died, he was killed on orders from US President Donald Trump.

The United States will send three thousand soldiers from 82 airborne divisions to the Middle East due to increased tension in relations with Iran. Several thousand protesters attacked the U.S. embassy in Iraq on Tuesday due to US airstrikes that killed more than two dozen pro-Iran fighters at the weekend.

Ukraine's Ministry of Foreign Affairs strongly condemns the attempt to attack the U.S. Embassy in Iraq.


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