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3 mortar shells crash into Baghdad’s U.S. Embassy compound, wounding one

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Rockets strike US embassyA suspected militia attack on the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad wounded one person late Sunday, officials said, underscoring the growing risks to personnel there amid calls for an end to the American military presence.

Late-night rocket or mortar attacks on Baghdad’s Green Zone, home to government buildings and embassies, have become commonplace as the Trump administration increases financial and political pressure on Iran, which backs a number of militias in Iraq.


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