THE US Embassy in Iraq has been attacked: three rockets were said to have been fired at the building in central Baghdad a short time ago.
Reports are flooding into media outlets that the US Embassy in central Baghdad has been hit with three rockets. It is understood that the attack took place 40 minutes ago which was shortly after sirens were heard across the capital. As yet no reports of any injuries have been reported but emergency services were seen speeding towards the well-fortified building.
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