Explosions Rock US Embassy After Building Hit by 7 Mortars

Posted on AllSides December 8th, 2023

The U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad sustained minor damage Friday after seven mortars landed in its compound. No injuries were reported in what Reuters said “appeared to be the largest attack of its kind in recent memory.” An Iraqi security installation within the compound was damaged in the 4 a.m. attack. Also Friday, U.S. forces in Iraq and Syria were targeted with rockets and drones at three bases in Syria. Two attacks also took place at the Ain al-Asad airbase west of Baghdad, according to an American defense official. No...

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