“The innocent people in the Green Zone were attacked by several rockets fired from the Doura neighborhood in southern Baghdad on Thursday, targeting headquarters of diplomatic missions, which are protected by the Iraqi forces,” the media workplace of the Iraqi Joint Operations Command mentioned in an announcement.
One of the rockets fell on a college constructing contained in the zone, wounding a girl and a feminine little one, in response to the assertion.
Meanwhile, an Interior Ministry supply anonymously informed Xinhua that the air protection weapons defending the US embassy opened hearth on two rockets and blew them up earlier than reaching their targets, whereas a 3rd rocket landed on a college constructing, inflicting injury, Xinhua news company reported.
Earlier in January, Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi referred to as the assaults on Iraqi army bases “absurd,” stressing the top of the fight mission of the US-led coalition forces in Iraq after their withdrawal from the nation.
The newest assault got here as a part of a current sequence of drone and rocket assaults that focused the Green Zone and Iraqi military bases, housing US advisers and companies.
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