bARABie – Hard Hitting Facts

October 26, 2007

Cemetery of Death

Filed under: Uncategorized — barabie @ 7:01 pm

“It’s bad luck, but we gotta do what we gotta do,” Staff Sgt. Jose Resto said Wednesday while walking The cemetery of Najaf, 75 miles south of Baghdad, is seen this May 10, 2003, file photo. One of the largest cemeteries in the Muslim world has become an eerie battleground for U.S. troops who have fought Shiite guerrillas for nearly a week in Najaf. For dozens of Iraqis and a handful of Americans, it´s also become a graveyard.behind a Bradley fighting vehicle in the Valley of Peace cemetery, cradling an M-4 carbine as explosions echoed in the distance.
Hundreds of thousands – perhaps millions – are buried in the graveyard,The cemetery of Najaf, 75 miles south of which covers nearly 5 square miles sprawling out from the outskirts of the Imam Ali shrine, one of the holiest in Shia Islam. Read more…

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2 Comments »

  1. It certainly looks very peaceful:

    A cemetary for rocks?
    A cemetary for army waste?

    I’m sure everyone buried there will be “turning over in their graves”.

    Comment by Angel — October 26, 2007 @ 8:48 pm

  2. Hi Angel, i would say “army waste”. “turning over in their graves”……

    Comment by barabie — October 26, 2007 @ 9:12 pm


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