Baghdad’s Green Zone under attack by rockets


BAGHDAD — Several rockets on Saturday were fired at the Green Zone in Baghdad where is home to foreign diplomatic envoys and top government buildings.

According to media reports, the rockets, one of which was landed in the Green Zone, were fired from Zra’iya neighborhood of Baghdad, but the perpetrators are yet to be identified.

The incident comes after a large-scale demonstration by Sadrist followers who are demanding fundamental reforms in government.

The Saturday protests in front of the Green Zone turned violent which resulted in the death of four demonstrators, one security force, officials confirmed.

At least 320 people were also injured in the confrontations between security forces and the protesters.

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