Protesters Hurl Molotovs at US Embassy in Baghdad

Protesters threw flaming molotov cocktails into the US embassy compound in Iraq on the evening of December 31, 2019, footage posted by the US military shows.

After a day of violent protests spurred by pro-Iranian militias at the embassy, the Pentagon reinforced the diplomatic compound, which continued to be attacked throughout the night.

This footage shows several hurled molotovs, as well as helicopters shooting flares and fires burning at locations inside the compound. Credit: US Marine Corps via Storyful