Security officials confirmed to local media outlets that two rockets were fired near the US Embassy in Baghdad's Green Zone, and a third rocket fell into the Tigris River on the evening (local time) on Monday, September 23. No casualties or damage have been reported, and the attack has not yet been claimed as of Monday night.
A heightened security presence is likely in the coming days.
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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