US Embassy design plans leaked on web

Detailed plans for the new US $592 million embassy US Embassy under construction in Baghdad have appeared online.

Detailed plans for the new US $592 million embassy US Embassy under construction in Baghdad have appeared online.

It is a major breach of the security surrounding the sensitive project, which will be America's largest diplomatic mission abroad.

Computer-generated projections of the soon-to-be completed heavily fortified compound were posted on the Berger Devine Yaeger website, a US architectural firm contracted to design the facility.

The 10 images included schemes of the compound layout, along with depictions of individual buildings including office annexes, the embassy, the Marine Corps security post and the ambassador's residence.

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