3 rockets miss US embassy in Baghdad

A US soldier at the US Embassy in Baghdad

A US soldier at the US Embassy in Baghdad

A US soldier at the US Embassy in Baghdad
Multiple rockets launched on Sunday against the US embassy in Baghdad missed their target.

Local reports said the rockets landed in an apartment complex, killing civilians. The number of casualties is not known yet.

It was the second night in a row that the embassy was attacked and came after the US killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani.

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Alert sirens were sounded Sunday in the area on the west bank of the Tigris river.