Two Marines, 12 Iraqi Soldiers Killed in Fighting

The U.S. military reports that two Marines died Wednesday in action west of Baghdad. Also, militants killed 12 Iraqi soldiers after ambushing their bus near Kirkuk. Elsewhere, a major Sunni clerical group says that without Sunni participation, the Iraqi election lacks legitimacy.



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