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Rocket Hits Sheraton Hotel in Baghdad

A rocket hit the Sheraton Hotel on Wednesday, breaking glass but causing no casualties in the building where many foreign contractors and journalists stay. A second rocket failed to fire and remained lying in the street outside. The rocket hit the Sheraton’s 12th floor, causing an echoing explosion. It punched a small hole in the hotel’s wall, and falling debris broke windows in the atrium below. The attack took place just as U.N. envoy Lakhdar Brahimi was holding a news conference across the Tigris River in the U.S.-led coalition headquarters. Full Story

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