A war shelter in the Yarmuk neighborhood of Baghdad,
The interior of the Yarmuk neighborhood shelter, showing bunk beds, pool table, and ping-pong table. Similar to the shelter at Jadiriyah, some 400-500 civilians crowded into the refuge nightly.
The entrance to the communications center of the Yarmuk neighborhood shelter. Built by a Swedish company, the operations hub even boasts protection against the effects of electromagnetic pulse (EMP), which would be caused by a nuclear attack on Baghdad.
Communications cables and air-filtration systems of the Yarmuk neighborhood shelter.
Gutted sub-basement bathrooms in the destroyed Amiriyah shelter in Baghdad. Planners and intelligence analysts speculated after the attack that the sub-basement was hiding an Iraqi command center.