Multiple rockets hit Iraq’s Baghdad’s Green Zone

The Iraqi military confirmed that on the evening of the 13th local time. Multiple rockets hit Baghdad’s “Green Zone” where the US embassy in Iraq is located. Injured a woman and a child.

“Innocent people in Baghdad’s ‘Green Zone’ were attacked by several rockets from southern Baghdad. The rockets targeted foreign embassies in Iraq,” said a statement released by the Iraqi Joint Operations Command’s media office.

A rocket landed on a school building in the “green zone”, the statement said. A woman and a child were injured. An Iraqi interior ministry source said the U.S. embassy’s air defenses successfully intercepted two rockets. But another rocket landed on a nearby school building, causing damage.

So far, no organization or individual has claimed responsibility for the attack.

The “Green Zone” is home to Iraqi government agencies and the US and British embassies in Iraq. Similar attacks on the “green zone” have occurred from time to time.

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