The United States State Department has confirmed that a “rudimentary rocket” has been fired into the Green Zone near the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, according to Sky News.
- The incident occurred Sunday amid heightened tensions between the United States and Iran.
- The State Department says they are remaining in constant contact with Iraq and are investigating the incident.
This incident follows last week’s order by the U.S. to embassy staff to leave Iraq immediately following urgent threats from Iran.
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