US Embassy in Baghdad Attacked With Mortars as Forces Targeted Across Region

Posted on AllSides December 8th, 2023
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Approximately seven mortar rounds landed in the U.S. embassy compound in Baghdad during an attack early on Friday, a U.S. military official told Reuters, in what appeared to be the largest attack of its kind in recent memory. U.S. forces in Iraq and Syria were also targeted with rockets and drones at least five more times on Friday; three times at separate bases in Syria, and twice at the Ain al-Asad airbase west of Baghdad, a U.S. defense official said. The attacks were the most recorded against U.S. forces in...

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