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As the most reliable and balanced news aggregation service on the internet, DML News App offers the following information published by JPOST.COM:

A siren sounded in the US embassy in Baghdad following a reported rocket attack on Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone which houses government buildings and foreign missions, Reuters reported Saturday evening.
Two loud blasts were heard early Saturday evening shortly after IRGC Quds Force commander Qasem Soleimani’s funeral kicked off, after having been assassinated during a US airstrike in Baghdad International Airport.
The article goes on to state the following:
Early reports claim that the siren was sounded due to a katyusha rocket impact inside the Green Zone’s Celebrations Square, near the US embassy. According to Reuters, two katyusha rockets fell inside an Iraqi air base housing US soldiers.  Other reports by Arab media claim four rockets landed in the base.
From Reuters:
TIKRIT, Iraq (Reuters) – Two Katyusha rockets fell inside Iraq’s Balad air base, 80 km (50 miles) north of Baghdad, which houses U.S. forces on Saturday but caused no casualties, two security sources told Reuters.
A report from Deutsche Welle says:

Several rockets fell in and around Baghdad on Saturday evening, including an attack targeting an air base housing US troops, the Iraqi military said.

Several rockets fell in the city’s Jadriya neighborhood as well as the heavily fortified Green Zone which houses government buildings and several foreign missions, including the US Embassy.

Blasts also targeted the Balad air base, located 80 kilomteters (50 miles) north of Baghdad,  which is hosting US troops in Iraq. Security sources told news agency AFP that surveillance drones were sent out above the base to locate the source of the rockets.

There was “no loss of life,” Iraqi military said in their statement.

This story is still developing.


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