Iraq: Five Rockets Hit Near US Embassy in Baghdad, Say Security Sources
Katyusha Rockets (Photo Credits: IANS)

Baghdad, January 26: A volley of rockets landed near the US embassy in the Iraqi capital Baghdad Sunday, two security sources told AFP, in the latest unclaimed attack on American installations in the country.

AFP reporters heard loud thuds emanating from the western bank of the Tigris, where most foreign embassies are located. US-Iran Tensions: 11 American Troops at Iraq Base Wounded in Strike by Tehran Last Week.

One security source said three Katyusha rockets hit near the high-security compound while another said as many as five struck the area. There was no immediate word on casualties.