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17
Nov
20:22 UTC

Iraq Tactical: Rockets fired at Green Zone during evening hours (local time) on November 17; avoid nonessential travel

Please be advised

  • Four rockets were reportedly fired at Green Zone during evening hours (local time) on November 17.
  • According to emerging reports two of the rockets landed in the Green Zone near the US Embassy. No casualties reported at the time of writing.

Recommendations

Those operating or residing in Baghdad on November 17 are advised to avoid nonessential travel in the vicinity of the Green Zone due to the reported rocket attack and possibility for secondary attacks.

COUNTRY RISK LEVEL High
AFFECTED AREA Baghdad, Iraq
INCIDENT RISK LEVEL High
STRENGTH OF SOURCE Confirmed

Please be advised

  • Four rockets were reportedly fired at Green Zone during evening hours (local time) on November 17.
  • According to emerging reports two of the rockets landed in the Green Zone near the US Embassy. No casualties reported at the time of writing.

Recommendations

Those operating or residing in Baghdad on November 17 are advised to avoid nonessential travel in the vicinity of the Green Zone due to the reported rocket attack and possibility for secondary attacks.

COUNTRY RISK LEVEL High
AFFECTED AREA Baghdad, Iraq
INCIDENT RISK LEVEL High
STRENGTH OF SOURCE Confirmed