Friday, January 07, 2005

It was taken before the major offencive which began on 5th of December 2004. It was on 7th of dec when they announced it and it's still going on at this moment. The city has turned into the rubbles. Look at the south of the city or at the gaps in the north and remember this picture has been taken before the attack and these are just the result of areal and artillery bombardments in the last month. At this moment more common are the three-foot holes in the walls of many homes and shops, punched by tank shells fired by troops.According to BBC: “about 60% to 70% of the homes and buildings are completely crushed and damaged, and not ready to inhabit. Of the 30% still left standing, there’s not single one that has not been exposed to some damage.”
The few people who were allowed the city in last two weeks have left it again because there is no possibility to start living again. Its the American gift to Iraqi people.

Image of Fallujah, Iraq was taken on November 14, 2004. (for a detailed image click on the picture and have patience, its 11,8 MB )


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