Iraq, Terrorism, Level 3: Armed attack on government building in Baghdad – Iraq

2023-12-10: According to the sources from Friday (8 December), armed groups targeted the headquarters of the Iraqi National Security Service in Baghdad, causing material damage to vehicles and buildings with missile projectiles. This incident occurred following an earlier bombardment on the US Embassy compound in Baghdad, where several mortar rounds landed.
Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Armed clashes are possible during arrests of terror suspects. Travellers are advised to exercise high caution, to strictly avoid operations of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.