Rocket attack on Baghdad's Green Zone kills child, leaves 5 wounded

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Baghdad [Iraq], November 18 (ANI/Sputnik): A rocket attack on Baghdad's Green Zone, which houses diplomatic missions and government buildings, killed a child and injured five more people, Iraqi security agencies said in a statement.

Seven rockets fell in the Green Zone and around it, the statement said.

"Of the seven rockets, four fell in the Green Zone, three - outside it, one of these three exploded in the air... as a result of the shelling, a girl was killed, five more people were injured, all of them were civilians," the agencies said on Facebook.

Security services established that the rockets had been launched from the Amin-2 area in the east of the Iraqi capital. (ANI/Sputnik)