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19 May 2019 | 06:17 PM UTC

Iraq: No casualties reported after rocket falls in Green Zone (Baghdad) May 19 /update 1

Iraq News Alert

Iraqi officials confirm rocket fired in Baghdad's Green Zone May 19; no casualties or damage reported

TIMEFRAME expected from 5/19/2019, 12:00 AM until 5/20/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Baghdad). COUNTRY/REGION Baghdad

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Event

Iraqi military officials confirm that a rocket landed in Baghdad's Green Zone on Sunday, May 19. The incident caused no casualties or damage, according to initial assessments. 

A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are likely over the coming hours. 

Advice

Individuals in Baghdad are advised to monitor developments, avoid the affected area, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments.

The security environment in Iraq remains complex. Professional security advice and support should be sought prior to all travel.

 

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