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Abbottabad Swears Its Planned Theme Park Won’t Be Bin Laden Land

ABBOTTABAD, PAKISTAN - MAY 4: A Pakistani policeman stands outside the compound where Osama Bin Laden was killed in an operation by US Navy Seals, on May 4, 2011, in Abottabad, Pakistan. Bin Laden was killed during a U.S. military mission on May 2, at the compound. The Obama administration have decided not to release photographs of Bin Laden's body. (Photo by Warrick Page/Getty Images)
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The town in Pakistan where Osama bin Laden hid out before U.S. Navy SEALs found and killed him would like to be known for something other than the world’s most infamous terrorist. So it’s building an amusement park. The new facility “will have a heritage park, wildlife zoo, food street, adventure and paragliding clubs, waterfalls and jogging tracks,” Syed Aqil Shah, the provincial minister for tourism and sports, told Sky News. He added, “This project has nothing to do with Osama bin Laden.”

Abbottabad Swears Park Won’t Be Bin Laden-Themed