Baghdad. Tensions between Iran and the United States continue to rise, with the US embassy in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, now under attack. The attack is expected to cause heavy damage. The U.S. embassy in the Green Zone of Baghdad was hit by eight rockets on Sunday. It was not immediately clear who carried out the attack.
Iraqi security officials say the embassy’s C-RAM defense system rockets have been used to destroy the rockets in mid-air. It was not immediately clear if there were any casualties in the attack. However, heavy damage is feared in the embassy premises.
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According to Iraqi security officials, the assassination of an Iranian general is likely to lead to renewed unrest in the region. Three Iraqi security officials said the embassy’s C-RAM defense system was used by rockets to destroy mid-air. During this, vehicles and property parked in the embassy premises have been damaged.