January 4, 2020 / 5:23 PM / 15 days ago

Rocket falls near U.S. embassy in Baghdad, no casualties: police sources

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A Katyusha rocket fell near the United States embassy in Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone which houses government buildings and foreign missions on Saturday but caused no casualties, two police sources told Reuters.

The rocket fell inside the Green Zone’s Celebrations Square, near the U.S. embassy.

(This story corrects day of the week to Saturday in first sentence)

Writing by Ahmed Aboulenein; Editing by Maha El Dahan

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