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4 wounded as rockets fired toward Iraq’s Green Zone while parliament in session

Iraqi demonstrators gather in Tahrir Square in the center of Baghdad on September 28, 2022 ahead of a parliament session in the nearby high-security Green Zone. (Ahmad AL-RUBAYE / AFP)
Iraqi demonstrators gather in Tahrir Square in the center of Baghdad on September 28, 2022 ahead of a parliament session in the nearby high-security Green Zone. (Ahmad AL-RUBAYE / AFP)

Three rockets are fired at the Iraqi capital’s Green Zone, wounding four security force personnel as parliament was in session, a statement by the security forces says.

“One rocket fell in front of the Iraqi parliament,” the statement says, adding one officer and three other members of the security forces were wounded.

Earlier today, seven people were killed and 28 wounded in Iranian airstrikes on the Kurdistan region of Iraq.

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