Mortars hit US embassy in Baghdad as attacks escalate

By Phil Stewart, Idrees Ali and Timour Azhari
Updated December 9 2023 - 11:25am, first published 11:20am
Mortar rounds have landed in the US Embassy compound in Baghdad amid an increase in attacks. (AP PHOTO)
Mortar rounds have landed in the US Embassy compound in Baghdad amid an increase in attacks. (AP PHOTO)

Approximately seven mortar rounds have landed in the US Embassy compound in Baghdad during an attack, a US military official told Reuters, in what appeared to be the largest attack of its kind in recent memory.

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