Two Katyusha rockets hit the heavily guarded Green Zone in Baghdad, Iraqi news agencies said on Sunday (19/12) morning, citing security forces.
The report added a rocket was destroyed in the air by the C-RAM defense system and another landed near the zone’s festival arena, destroying two cars.
There were no immediate reports of casualties.
Security forces began an investigation to detect the launch site, the report said.
The Green Zone is where foreign embassies, including US embassies, and government buildings are located. The zone is frequently targeted by rockets by groups the US and Iraq say are backed by Iran. [vm/ah]