U.S. Embassy In Iraq Targeted By 4 Rockets

The Hill: US Embassy in Baghdad says it was attacked 

The US Embassy in Baghdad said Thursday that it was attacked by terrorist groups, the latest amid a series of attacks targeting US personnel in Iraq and Syria. 

“The U.S. Embassy compound was attacked this evening by terrorist groups attempting to undermine Iraq’s security, sovereignty and international relations,” the Embassy said on Twitter. 

“We have long said that these sorts of reprehensible attacks are an assault not just on diplomatic facilities, but on the sovereignty of Iraq itself.” The statement didn’t provide further details on what transpired.  

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Update #1: Iraqi officials: 4 rockets target US Embassy in Baghdad (ABC News/AP)  

Update #2: Rockets targeting US embassy injure two (VIDEOS) (RT)  

WNU Editor: Iranian-backed militias are the prime suspects behind this attack.

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