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At least two rockets hit near US embassy in Baghdad: witnesses

Two rockets hit near the US embassy in Iraq's capital Sunday, witnesses told sources, shortly after the deadline from a hardline pro-Iran faction for local troops to get away from US forces.

Anab Mehdi

Anab MehdiBy Anab Mehdi

Published on 6 Jan 2020 4:43 AM GMT

At least two rockets hit near US embassy in Baghdad: witnesses
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Baghdad: Two rockets hit near the US embassy in Iraq's capital Sunday, witnesses told sources, shortly after the deadline from a hardline pro-Iran faction for local troops to get away from US forces.

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The vehemently anti-American group, Kataeb Hezbollah, had warned Iraqi security forces to "get away" from US troops at joint bases across Iraq by 5:00 pm (1930 IST).

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Sunday's attack marks the 14th time rockets have been fired towards US installations in Iraq over the last two months.

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(PTI)

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