On December 8, a missile attack targeted the vicinity of the heavily fortified Green Zone in the Iraqi capital, Report informs referring to Shafaq News.

An official security source told Shafaq News Agency that today, at dawn, the sirens sounded in the US embassy compound in the Green Zone after explosions were heard.

According to prior information, several rockets had been fired at the embassy.

No further details were provided about the size of the damage.

The Green Zone houses Iraq’s Parliament, numerous government buildings, and foreign embassies.