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Osama Bin Laden's Hideout City Plans Makeover

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Osama Bin Laden's Hideout City Plans Makeover

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Osama Bin Laden's Hideout City Plans Makeover

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Abbottabad, Pakistan, became world famous in 2011 when Osama bin Laden was killed at his hiding place there. Now the city is conducting an image makeover. It's planning a family-friendly amusement park.

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Abbottabad, Pakistan became world famous in 2011. Osama bin Laden was killed at his hiding place there. Now, the city plans an image makeover. It plans a family-friendly amusement park. The Hazara Heritage Park and Amusement City will include restaurants, mini golf, a butterfly zoo and a lake. A lawmaker tells the Guardian newspapers the park should reassure the world the city is not full of militants and is safe.

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