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The US Embassy in Iraq located in central Baghdad has been shelled with rockets, Al-Mustakillah news agency reported Wednesday citing a security source.

BAGHDAD, October 22 (RIA Novosti) – The US Embassy in Iraq located in central Baghdad has been shelled with rockets, Al-Mustakillah news agency reported Wednesday citing a security source.

"On Tuesday night the US Embassy was hit with three rockets. They were fired from a park area in the Dora district [in southern Baghdad]," the agency's source said.

Earlier on Tuesday, Al-Sumaria TV channel reported a mortar shelling of the so-called "green zone" in the center of the capital, housing government buildings and foreign missions. Security forces surrounded the area to repel a potential attack.

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