American embassy in Iraq under rocket fire after US cuts troops

A volley of rockets slammed into the Iraqi capital Baghdad late Tuesday, killing one girl and breaking a month-long truce on attacks against the US embassy.The violence came as Washington announced a historic cut in its troop numbers in Iraq and Afghanistan.According to the Iraqi military, four of the rockets landed in the high-security Green Zone, where the US embassy and other foreign missions are based.Another three rockets also hit other parts of Baghdad, killing one girl and wounding five civilians.All seven rockets were launched from the same location in east Baghdad, the Iraqi military …

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