China News Service, January 9: According to a comprehensive report, on the 8th local time, the Iraqi security agency's press office released news that two rockets fell into the green zone of Baghdad, causing no injuries. Government agencies and many embassies, including the US embassy, are reportedly located here.
Earlier, sources from the Iraqi security agency said that rockets fell into the green zone. Myadine TV reported that the area includes air strike warning signals near the US embassy.
"Two Katyusha rockets landed in the green zone and no one was killed," the Iraqi security agency's press service said on social media.
According to another report, on the evening of the 8th, AFP reporters heard two loud blasts from the Green Zone, and then sounded an alarm.
Reuters quoted sources as saying that the rocket landed about 100 meters away from the US embassy, triggering a fire, but without causing casualties.
(Responsible editor: Ma Changyan)