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06 Sep 2018 | 10:57 PM UTC

Iraq: Mortar attack targets Baghdad’s Green Zone September 7

Iraq News Alert

Mortar attack on Baghdad’s Green Zone in early morning hours of September 7; no casualties or material damages reported

TIMEFRAME expected from 9/7/2018, 12:00 AM until 9/7/2018, 11:59 PM (Asia/Baghdad). COUNTRY/REGION Baghdad


Three mortars reportedly landed within Baghdad's fortified Green Zone near the US Embassy shortly after 00:00 (local time) on Friday, September 7, according to a statement from the Iraqi military. However, no casualties or material damages were reported, as the shells landed in an empty lot. Unconfirmed reports indicate that the attack originated from the capital's Zayouna neighborhood. No one has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.


The security environment in Iraq remains complex. Although travel is possible in some areas, other areas should be considered strictly off limits. Professional security advice and support should be sought prior to travel.


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