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Several rockets hit the walled green zone of Baghdad, including the US embassy, ​​injuring two civilians

“The United States Embassy complex has been attacked this evening by terrorist groups attempting to undermine Iraq’s security, sovereignty and international relations,” the embassy said in a statement.

“We have been saying for a long time that this kind of reprehensible attack is an attack not only against diplomatic facilities but against the sovereignty of Iraq itself,” the embassy added in the statement. tweeted declaration.

The Iraqi military said “a cowardly terrorist act” targeted “innocent residents of Baghdad’s green zone and the headquarters of diplomatic missions.”

Several missiles were launched from the Dora neighborhood in southern Baghdad, the army said.

Security forces are currently investigating the incident.

The Baghdad Green Zone is home to Iraqi government offices and several embassies.

This story is out and will be updated.