Mosul hosts 15th annual IED Hide and Seek Games
MOSUL, Iraq — The Iraqi city of Mosul has been chosen to host this year's international IED Hide and Seek Games, an event which pits the world’s most violent religious extremists against members of the international community for several weeks of senseless violence.
The games, held every year since the beginning of the global war on terror, involves the hiding and finding of improvised explosive devices, and culminates with the subsequent detonation of large amounts of rigged ordnance under controlled or uncontrolled conditions.
Amidst this year’s festivities, residents of Mosul are lodging complaints with the municipality citing concerns about loud noise, and traffic disruption within the city.
“It’s a ruckus every time. You can’t go anywhere without getting caught up in the mess. Last year, I ended up leaving and when I came home, it was literally burned to the ground,” said one resident who called on government representatives to end the games once and for all.
Another resident recount…
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