BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:45 P.M.) – A number of protesters stormed the first checkpoint at the American embassy in Baghdad on Tuesday, setting fire to the diplomatic mission’s main wall.

Video footage of the U.S. military inside the first checkpoint was released earlier today, during the peak hours of the protests.

In the video, the U.S. military personnel can be seen standing in the first checkpoint, as the Iraqi protesters are only a few meters away from them.

 

While the Iraqi protesters did not manage to break into the first checkpoint, the situation was incredibly tense and prompted the Iraqi security forces to get involved.

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NKusa
2020-01-01 02:12

they did it
apologies
I never assume they would
biggest EMBASSY in the world
prime real estate
who next can they attack
can you unite
under one flag
not SHIA-SUNNI split

Gabriel Correia
Gabriel Correia
2020-01-01 00:22

Irresponsabilidade, colocando quem está no terreno em risco e afinal todos em guerra, ataque injusto e criminoso dos EUA… Parceria?

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J j Van Zweden
2020-01-01 13:49

The ocupiers the loonies from washington have to run for a moment we know how these mobsters think about sovereighnty

Eric Rodgers
Eric Rodgers
2020-01-01 07:11

Not fooling anyone by sipping that coffee. You scared.