My Neighborhood - Baghdad Bureau - Iraq From the Inside - New York Times Blog

We carried the injured to our own cars and hurried them to nearby hospitals. Others used wooden carriages to do the job of the ambulance. Some rescuers were using fire extinguishers and buckets filled with water to fight big fires, and others were wrapping the bodies of women, kids and men with blankets and kept shouting, “Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar.”

My Neighborhood - Baghdad Bureau - Iraq From the Inside - New York Times Blog

This is another piece of phenomenal journalism from the NY Times. Written by an Iraqi journalist employed by the Times, this piece describes the resolve and willingness of the Iraqi people to deal with the problems of their country – namely terrorism.

The piece is short, and well written, very worth a read to get a quick insight into the mind of an Iraqi.

My Neighborhood - Baghdad Bureau - Iraq From the Inside - New York Times Blog

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I write code most days. Prevously: photojournalist, EMT. Somewhat obsessed with jouralism.