Iraqi military: Two rockets have hit the Bagdads Green Zone

Two rockets are knocked down in The Green Zone in Baghdad. this was stated by The iraqi military. There have immediately after the attack has been different

Iraqi military: Two rockets have hit the Bagdads Green Zone

Two rockets are knocked down in The Green Zone in Baghdad. this was stated by The iraqi military. There have immediately after the attack has been different

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
10 January 2020 Friday 19:00
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Iraqi military: Two rockets have hit the Bagdads Green Zone

Two rockets are knocked down in The Green Zone in Baghdad.

this was stated by The iraqi military.

There have immediately after the attack has been different reports about whether two or three rockets have hit the area. But according to iraqi military has two so-called Katjusja-rockets hit The Green Zone.

the Message reads immediately, that there are killed or wounded in the attack.

The Green Zone is a maximum security area, where there are foreign embassies - including the u.s. mission, says sikkerhedskilder.

the Sound of sirens is heard inside the zone. Politikilder tells Reuters that at least one of the rockets hit 100 metres from the us embassy.

Several witnesses have, according to Reuters heard two loud bang. It describes DR's correspondent Puk Damsgård, who is in Baghdad, too.

- Have just heard two loud explosions from around The Green Zone, she writes on Twitter.

the Attack happens, barely 24 hours after Iran sent ballistic missiles against bases in Iraq. An attack was against the base Al-Asad in western Iraq, where there are Danish soldiers.

an airbase in Erbil in the north and the kurdish part of the country was shelled.

No one got anything by these attacks.

the Missiles from Iran was revenge for the killing of the iranian general Qassim Soleimani, who on the night of Friday was hit by an american drone in Baghdad.

After the attacks on the militærbaserne has the prime minister Mette Frederiksen (S) announced that about 100 Danish soldiers will be moved out of Iraq to Kuwait.

30-40 soldiers will be back. The soldiers, who are taken out of the country, stood for a training mission, which is set up as a result of the turbulence.

Updated: 10.01.2020 19:00
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