US embassy in Iraq hit by rocket attack, wounding at least one

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Baghdad embassy cafeteria believed to have been struck in rare direct hit in fortified Green Zone

Three rockets have hit the US embassy in Iraq’s capital, wounding at least one person, in the first direct strike reported after months of close calls.

The attack on Sunday evening in Baghdad’s fortified Green Zone marked a dangerous escalation in a series of rocket attacks in recent months that have targeted the embassy or Iraqi military bases where American troops are deployed.

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