Huge explosion reported near US Embassy in Baghdad
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  • 22:49 19 May 2019

Huge explosion reported near US Embassy in Baghdad

An explosion has reportedly taken place near the Green Zone close to the embassy area on Sunday, ONA reports citing Sputnik.

Rockets landed in the Iraqi capital in the vicinity of the United States embassy on Sunday, Sky News Arabia reported citing its source.

Iraqi authorities have not yet commented on the incident. However, Reuters cited two Baghdad-based diplomatic sources as saying that they heard the blast not far from the fortified Green Zone — the area that hosts government buildings and foreign embassies.​

Faig Mahmudov

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