Baghdad: Rocket attack on US embassy in Iraq’s capital Baghdad. No casualties or damage were reported as the rockets missed the target. The bomber struck in front of a police recruitment center in Kisak, east of Baghdad, shortly after noon. The authorities have started investigation into the incident. Security has been beefed up in the embassy and surrounding areas after the attack.
The attacker was killed shortly after noon in front of a gathering of US President Joe Biden and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi at the White House.
There have been several recent attacks on US bases in Iraq.
There was a similar rocket attack on the US embassy in February. But the rockets hit the target. The United States and Iraq officially terminated a combat mission agreement yesterday. It is worth noting that after this the attack took place. The US embassy in Iraq was also hit by a rocket attack last February.
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