On Saturday 4th January 2020, two missiles hit the Iraqi capital’s Green Zone. While two rockets landed into a base housing US troops. Security sources said.
Howevet, this is coming a day after a deadly American strike.
Nevertheless, the precision drone strike outside the Baghdad airport on Friday killed Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani. With top Iraqi paramilitary chief Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis and other Iranian and Iraqi figures.
Meanwhile, in Baghdad, mortar rounds this Saturday evening hit the Green Zone, the high-security enclave where the US embassy is based, security sources said.
The Iraqi military said that one projectile hit inside the zone, while another landed close to the enclave.
The United States killed Iran’s top general and architect of Tehran’s proxy wars in the Middle East in an airstrike at Baghdad’s international airport on Jan. 2, an attack that threatens to dramatically ratchet up tensions in the region.