The United States sent troops to protect its Embassy in Baghdad

the United States sent additional forces to guard the Embassy in Baghdad. This is stated in the message of the Pentagon. Meanwhile, in the capital of Iraq’s continuing assault on the building.

Protesters set fire to the wall of the Embassy and the gate and left the compound a few bottles with an incendiary mix. They are demanding the closure of the Embassy and the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq.

In the so-called “green zone” of the profit units of the Iraqi special forces. Police used tear gas grenades.

Earlier, demonstrators occupied the square in front of the Embassy, burnt the American flag.

the reason for the anger began air strikes, the U.S. air force at five facilities in Syria and Iraq, allegedly controlled by Shiite group “Kataib Hezbollah”. The Pentagon believes her responsible for the rocket attack on Iraqi base near Kirkuk, which killed at least 25 people.