US Embassy In Iraq Under Attack As Protester Set It Ablaze In Retaliation.

Recall few days back the US Military launched attacks on Iran backed Kataib Hezbollah, killing 25 suspected terrorists as retaliation for last week’s killing of an American contractor in a rocket attack on an Iraqi military base.

In retaliation to this airstrikes By US the Iraqi protesters storm the US embassy in Baghdad today December 31,2019 and the US embassy ablaze.

Yellow flags which belongs to the Kataib Hezbollah were seen hanging on the walls of the Embassy as they approached.
The police, after the protesters gain entrance into the main building launched the tear gas and there was an exchange of gunshot between the protesters and the Iraqi police securing the embassy.

The US Ambassador to Iraq was piloted from the building.Earlier during the day hundreds of protesters gathered outside the US embassy to decry US air attacks in Iraq and Syria .

The protesters were chanting “Down, Down USA!” as they hurled water bottles and smashed security cameras outside the embassy grounds.

On hearing the ongoing protest Iraq’s caretaker Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi ordered that the protester should vacate the venue.

The prime also added that Attacks on foreign embassy is an harassment and very aggressive and it will be prohibited by the Security forces.

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