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Baghdad Bombers Go Down The Metro

by | 19th, November 2008

LOTS of angry people live in Baghdad. And in case they run out of things to bomb, the local bigwigs have a cunning plan:

A YEAR ago it would have been unthinkable. After all, it was a city where driving to work became a life-or-death decision and where residents were cooped in enclaves amid murder and mayhem.

The soulution…

But the Mayor of Baghdad has surprised everyone by announcing plans for an underground rail network that would literally carve a swathe through the city’s sectarian lines.

If investors sign up, the world’s most violent capital will soon have a $US3 billion ($A4.6 billion) metro.

And a shiny new target for the nutters…



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