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One round of indirect fire lands in the vicinity of the British Embassy in Baghdad on August 11

Category: Conflict

Severity: 3 (Moderate)

Source: Drum Cussac

08/11/2020 (Iraq) - One round of indirect fire (IDF) has been reported in the vicinity of the British Embassy in the Baghdad International Zone, at 20:15 (local time) on Tuesday, August 11. There have been no reports of casualties or damages. Although no group has claimed responsibility for the attack, it is thought to have been fired by pro-Iranian hard-line Shia militias.
Similar attacks are possible in Baghdad over the near term.

Individuals in Baghdad are advised to closely monitor the situation, avoid the affected area, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities and their home governments. The security environment in Iraq remains complex. Although travel is possible in some areas with proper security protocols in place, other areas should be considered strictly off-limits.
Professional security advice and support should be sought prior to all travel.

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