Rocket attack on USA embassy in Baghdad

Rocket attack on USA embassy in Baghdad
Rocket attack on USA embassy in Baghdad

Three rockets landed at the US embassy in the “green zone” of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad. But no casualties were confirmed, according to the British Broadcasting Corporation. Residents collided with the complex, damaging buildings and cars but causing no casualties.

Sirens sounded from the embassy compound in the Green Zone. Which also houses government buildings and foreign missions in the area. The rocket was disabled. U.S. officials have blamed Iranian-backed militias for regular rocket attacks on facilities, including in Iraq, near the embassy in Baghdad. No Iranian-backed group has claimed responsibility. A faction of militia groups in October announced that it had suspended rocket attacks on US forces on the condition that the Iraqi government submits a timetable for the withdrawal of US troops.

Tensions between the United States and Iran

Tensions between the United States and Iran escalated on 3rd January. When the United States targeted nine people, including General Qasim Soleimani, head of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards’ Quds Force, and the head of the Iraqi paramilitary, near Baghdad airport. After the death of the Iranian commander, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei said the United States would respond to the attack. While Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations called the USA to move a war. Iran fires 15 ballistic missiles at two US and allied military bases in Iraq in response to the killing of General Qasim Soleimani Was rejected.

More than two dozen U.S. troops at the targets of the ballistic missiles were later diagnosed with various mental health problems and recommended treatment. The situation had not yet returned to normal. The rocket attack killed three members of the USA military coalition, threatening to renew tensions between Iran and the United States. Following a similar operation in February, according to a report from October last year. USA installations in Iraq have been targeted more than two dozen times.


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