Rockets Strike U.S. Embassy

Jan 28, 2020

On 26 January 2020, at least three rockets directly struck the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad, located in the city’s International Zone (IZ). One embassy staff member was injured in the attack; additionally, there were reports of minor damage to the embassy cafeteria and the surrounding area. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack; however, Iranian-linked militant groups have conducted similar attacks in recent months.

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