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US Embassy suspends public consular operations after attacks


The US Embassy in Baghdad announced suspending all public consular operations until further notice, due to militia attacks at the embassy compound, an official statement read.


"All future appointments are cancelled. US citizens are advised to not approach the Embassy," the statement added.


Hundreds of Iraqi militiamen and their supporters hurled stones at the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad for a second day on Wednesday and security forces fired tear gas and stun grenades to drive them away.