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A new missile attack was thwarted in the Green Zone, central Baghdad

The Baghdad Operations Command announced on Friday that it had foiled a new missile attack on the Al-Khal area, in the center of the capital.

“The security forces were able to find a Katyusha rocket intended for launch towards the Green Zone on the Rusafa side of Canal Street,” the command said in a statement reported to Shafaq News.

She added, “It was dismantled and lifted without incident.”

The “Patriot” missile system foiled at dawn on Sunday (July 5) a missile attack that attempted to target the United States embassy in the heavily fortified Green Zone in the center of the capital, Baghdad.

With this, the system succeeded in repelling the first missile attack by armed groups accusing it

The United States has deployed the Patriot system in several locations in Iraq to repel repeated missile attacks targeting its soldiers and diplomats by factions loyal to Iran.

The attacks specifically target the US embassy in central Baghdad and military bases that include US soldiers and diplomats across the country. Source