This is a breaking news story and will be updated when more information is published.
According to Associated Foreign Press, five rockets were fired at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, with three making direct impact on the building.
“#BREAKING Of five rockets fired, three made a direct hit on the US embassy in Baghdad, according to a security source,” AFP tweeted.
— AFP news agency (@AFP) January 26, 2020
This is the same embassy that was besieged earlier this month by Iran-backed militias, some of which were headed up by commander Qassem Soleimani, who was killed in a targeted drone strike by the U.S. military.
UPDATE #1: At least one individual working at the embassy was injured.
— Mustafa Salim (@Mustafa_salimb) January 26, 2020
Stay tuned for future updates.