BAGHDAD — Two rockets struck Baghdad’s closely fortified Green Zone, residence to the U.S. embassy, inflicting property harm however no casualties, Iraq’s army mentioned early Sunday.
One rocket was destroyed by the embassy’s C-RAM protection system. Another fell close to a nationwide monument, inflicting harm to 2 civilian automobiles, the assertion mentioned. An investigation was launched by Iraqi safety forces.
Along with the U.S. embassy, the Green Zone homes different international diplomatic missions and Iraqi authorities buildings. The zone is a frequent goal of rocket and drone assaults that American officers blame on Iran-backed Iraqi militia teams.