See Overview Page 4 for a written description of the damage done to the City. For the City’s old fishing harbor and City scenes on the Gulf, see the Coast. For memorials to the martyrs in the City, see Human Cost.
Souk Al-Wataniya Exterior Iraqi troops looted, vandalized, and firebombed the Al-Wataniya shopping mall. The damaged Ministry of Communications building is in the background. Behind it is the unfinished Telecommunications Tower, renamed Liberation Tower on completion in 1993.