Rocket explodes near oil facility in Iraq

The Katyusha rocket landed in the middle of a housing facility of an oil-drilling site in southern Iraq, where international oil companies like Exxon Mobil operate.
1:08 | 06/19/19

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to including the latest on the breaking news overnight, a rocket exploding near that oil facility in Iraq. ABC chief global affairs Martha Raddatz has more. She's there in Washington for us. Good morning, Martha. Reporter: Good morning, robin. We have the first images from Iraqi TV of the aftermath of the attack, a katyusha rocket leading in the middle of a housing facility of an oil drilling site in southern Iraq where several international oil companies operate including ExxonMobil. The attack wounded three Iraqi workers andexxon is evacuate Americans raising alarms because of the increasing number of attacks in the region, attacks the U.S. Blames on Iran. Not only those attacks on the oil tamgsers near the strait of hormuz but the U.S. Has already removed hundreds of diplomatic personnel from Iraq because of unspecified threats from Iran and right now we have more than a thousand additional troops heading for the region to provide added protection to the forces already there and to protect U.S. And allied interests in this very volatile part of the world. All of this unfolding, thank you. The other major headline,

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