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Osama Bin Laden's Hideout City Plans Makeover

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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