Rocket Attack Hits Near U.S. Embassy in Iraq Capital

February 17, 2020

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U.S. military officials confirmed a rocket attack in Iraq struck near the U.S. embassy on Sunday. 

Iraqi Security officials, who asked to remain anonymous, told the AP that two rockets hit inside the U.S. Embassy compound, while another rocket hit near a coalition base. 

The U.S. military says no personnel were injured in the rocket attack but couldn't identify who was responsible as the attack is under investigation. No one has claimed responsibility, either.

The U.S. military remains in Iraq to fight ISIS

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