Saturday, January 29, 2005

Red Alert in the Green Zone

The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad was hit early Saturday evening by a rocket. A rocket.
A FRIGGIN' ROCKET. So much for the illusion of rock-throwing-deadenders as insurgents. Anyone want to take the bet that the rocket had a "General Dynamics" logo stenciled on the tail fin?

Two Americans were killed in the attack, and more were injured. Outside the Green Zone, mayhem raged despite the "security lockdown". Story here.

BAGHDAD, Iraq - Insurgents hit the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad with a rocket Saturday, killing two Americans. Militants also set off explosions that killed eight Iraqis and a U.S. soldier and blasted polling places across the country Saturday as Prime Minister Ayad Allawi's government urged Iraqis to overcome their fear of violence and vote in landmark elections...

I've a dreadful feeling about tomorrow. Hope I'm wrong.