Water sports on the rise in Baghdad

Despite the dangerous reality still present, many are taking to the Tigris river for fun.

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    The Iraqi capital Baghdad has often been associated with explosions and violence in recent years. 

    At one point, the Tigris river that runs through the city was used as a dumping area for dead bodies.

    But as Al Jazeera's Rawya Rageh reports from Baghdad, the Tigris is now becoming popular with water-sport enthusiasts.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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