UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — Several rockets fell on Monday night in the “green zone” of the Iraqi capital, where government offices and embassies are located, Al-Sumariyah TV channel reported.
Information about possible injuries and material damage has not yet been reported.
Dozens of minutes earlier it became known that Mohammed Tawfik Alawi, appointed by the Prime Minister of Iraq, resigned after unsuccessful attempts to obtain parliamentary approval for a new government.
Baghdad’s Green Zone , where government offices and embassies are located, periodically becomes the target of rocket attacks. Such incidents, as a rule, do not result in casualties among the population and do not entail significant damage.
So, on January 9, two missiles fell on the territory of the “green zone”, triggering an air alarm, including at the US embassy . Baghdad’s security press service said no casualties or casualties were reported.
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