BBC simply had this to say, 'The crump of mortars; the crack of gunfire; eerily empty streets; prowling guerrillas and looters; hospitals overflowing with casualties; their bodies smashed open by bullets, shells and shrapnel.'
Isn't it ironic that one of the safest cities, El Paso, is right over the border.
Was once called the 'murder capital of the world'. Gangs roam the city and with little restiction on guns, there is nothing stopping them.
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According to Time Magazine, even Baghdad is safer than New Orleans. Here violent crime is a serious problem in the low income neighborhoods.
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Crime is known to take place in the poorer areas of town. Still there is 50 murders here a day so it would not be a good idea to go walking around at night.