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.
Old Souk Exterior Near Abdullah Salem Street, this old marketplace, known as the Old Souk, was one of the first areas looted by Iraqi troops, then vandalized, and firebombed. This area was a place to buy a wide variety of wares, have small items repaired, and relax at the traditional coffeehouses.