Marines Wounded; Sheraton, Green Zone Rocketed
The Washington Post reports that that guerrillas detonated a roadside bomb and then fired weapons at Marines near Fallujah early on Wednesday; two Marines were wounded, 3 civilians were killed.
The Ishtar Sheraton Hotel, a haunt of journalists and contractors, took rocket fire but there were no casualties. A rocket landed in the US coalition HQ, wounding a “contract employee.” It adds, “Also on Wednesday, a local police chief was shot dead on his way to work in the southern province of Babil and an Iraqi translator working for Time magazine was in critical condition after being shot in Baghdad. ”