Keep Your City Clean

image Big Gary pointed out this AP photo to me. I don't doubt the photo is real, but the caption explains the irony of the scene:

A car bomb explodes, detonated by U.S. troops after it was discovered at the scene of the double car bombing in Baghdad, Iraq Thursday, April 14, 2005. The initial attack killed 18 and wounded three dozen, but no one was injured in this controlled explosion. The sign at left reads 'Keep Your City Clean' in Arabic.(AP Photo/Samir Mizban)

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Posted on Thu Apr 14, 2005


That same picture was on the front of the newspaper "The Sun Herald" today. Our History teacher showed it to us. I think it's real.
Posted by Casey W  on  Fri Apr 15, 2005  at  04:48 PM
This photo seems like a re-enactment of that popular poster from the '70s that showed a nuclear-bomb mushroom cloud with the slogan, "Have a Nice Day."
Posted by Big Gary C  on  Sat Apr 16, 2005  at  02:46 PM
Reminds me of something I once saw in N Korea: they were having one of the big parades that they like to put on every now and then to show off their military
Posted by Accipiter  on  Sat Apr 16, 2005  at  07:14 PM
unfortunately the photo is real. There is a video of a similar explosion, I saw on either or, which I'm pretty sure was actually a bigger blast then the one pictured here.
Posted by Sheldon Reynolds  on  Mon Apr 18, 2005  at  07:53 AM
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