Three rockets landed near the American Embassy in Baghdad’s Green Zone in Iraq on Sunday, the Associated Press reported citing a security source.
No further details were available on the latest incident; however, United States officials have blamed Iran-backed militia for regular rocket attacks on US facilities in Iraq, including near the embassy in the capital Baghdad. The US Embassy recently installed C-RAM defense systems, according to AP.
“It was unclear if the system was operational during the attack Sunday afternoon. The daytime attack was unusual; most have occurred after nightfall,” AP reported.
No known groups have claimed responsibility for the attack, according to local media reports.