Powerful Explosions Rip through Palestine, Sheraton Hotels
Guerrillas fired rockets into the Palestine Hotel and the Sheraton in downtown Baghdad on Thursday. Several persons were injured. According to CNN staff, who are based in the Palestine, there was damage to the 12th, 15th and 16th floors of the 18-story building. The attack took place at 7:10 am Baghdad time. Some reports said that the Iraqi oil ministry was also hit.
On Wednesday, guerrillas had struck at a police station in Mosul, wounding two policeman along with a translator.