A security source revealed that there was a wide range of security measures and measures in the vicinity of the US embassy in the capital Baghdad in anticipation of any emergency occurring in the Friday demonstrations called by the leader of the Sadrist movement, Muqtada al-Sadr, to condemn the American presence in Iraq.
“The 14 Apache helicopters are flying over the compound of the US embassy in Baghdad as part of the security measures and precautions taken by Washington to protect its mission in coordination with the Operations Command of Baghdad Ed.”
It is noteworthy that the US embassy in the Green Zone in the center of the capital Baghdad put an exciting phrase on the concrete blocks surrounding its external fence today, Thursday, in which I wrote: “Do not exceed this point … you will take deterrent measures against you in case you try to bypass”.
Protesters, angry at the American air strikes, assassinated the deputy head of the Popular Mobilization Organization, Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, and Iranian General Qassem Soleimani, on the third of this month, attacked the US embassy compound in Baghdad.
US soldiers fired tear gas to disperse a crowd who entered a reception area at the embassy compound in the heavily fortified Green Zone in the capital, Baghdad.