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Pictures of Baghdad
by tristan
Friday Mar 5th, 2004 7:20 PM
Pictures I took in Baghdad in Feb. 2004
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baghdad1.jpg

Everyday sceens from the street.
§One of Baghdad's many tiled mosques
by tristan Friday Mar 5th, 2004 7:20 PM
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2mosque.jpg

§rooftops and palm trees
by tristan Friday Mar 5th, 2004 7:20 PM
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3trees.jpg

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There have been constant gas shortages since the war started. Lines were often 8-12 hours but the situation has improved and now 15 minutes to 1 hour is more normal but all stations are still gaurded and surrounded by barbed wire and other entrances blocked.
§Line at another gas station
by tristan Friday Mar 5th, 2004 7:20 PM
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5line.jpg

§Black market gas sellers in the street
by tristan Friday Mar 5th, 2004 7:20 PM
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It is an ilegal but thriving business to resell gas for those that dont have the hours to wait in line. The US occupation has imposed a 5 year sentance for those caught.
§The piller that once had a Saddam statue pulled from it.
by tristan Friday Mar 5th, 2004 7:20 PM
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7pillar.jpg

Now it holds a monument to victims Saddam's torture.
§Defaced Saddam mural.
by tristan Friday Mar 5th, 2004 7:20 PM
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§Defaced Saddam mural
by tristan Friday Mar 5th, 2004 7:20 PM
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§I think I found the last remaining statue of Saddam
by tristan Friday Mar 5th, 2004 7:20 PM
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