There are multiple reports of air raid sirens going off at the United States embassy in Baghdad. In videos, loud pops and explosions followed.
The information hasn't been confirmed by U.S. news outlets or by the White House. The action comes after two U.S. bases were bombed by Iran Tuesday night.
#BREAKING: There are reports that rockets have been fired into the Green Zone near the U.S. embassy in Baghdad. https://t.co/5iW8msirJo— Chloe Salsameda WJBF (@Chloe Salsameda WJBF) 1578517095.0
Two Katyusha rockets fell near #US embassy in central Baghdad. embassy’s sirens heard. https://t.co/vNvz6cXT2f— Barzan Sadiq (@Barzan Sadiq) 1578517127.0
NEW — A missile attack targeting the Green Zone in Baghdad, and sirens heard near the US Embassy — Al Arabiya and Al Jazeera— Ragıp Soylu (@Ragıp Soylu) 1578517007.0
Air raid sirens coming from US embassy and explosion that sounded like rocket landing but unclear whether in… https://t.co/lwKXAKlcqZ— jane arraf (@jane arraf) 1578516531.0
From #Baghdad few minutes ago https://t.co/xXPyhtZbyQ— Feras Kilani فراس كيلاني (@Feras Kilani فراس كيلاني) 1578517984.0
Confirmed the US Ambassy was the target but was not hit directly. Two to three missiles were fired from the east south of #Baghdad— Feras Kilani فراس كيلاني (@Feras Kilani فراس كيلاني) 1578517314.0
Seems Started, sounds of two explosions heard in the middle of #Baghdad https://t.co/DEr4KcYMhk— Feras Kilani فراس كيلاني (@Feras Kilani فراس كيلاني) 1578516384.0
After the U.S. embassy was attacked by protesters last week (pictured above), it was discovered that the entry of the embassy was completely burned.