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Iraq's Green Zone comes under mortar attack

BAGHDAD, Sept 6 (KUNA) -- Several mortar shells fell into the heavily guarded Green Zone in central Baghdad on Thursday evening.
Loud explosions were heard and shortly afterwards sirens sounded inside the zone, witnesses told KUNA.
The Iraqi security services have yet to comment on the incident.
The zone is the seat of most government buildings and foreign embassies, including the US one. (end) ahh.gb