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a deserted settlement (especially in western United States)

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Dela Rosa said the 'terror act' could be the group's 'diversionary tactic' while the military is launching offensives against them after they occupied an abandoned town hall in Butig, Lanao del Sur and several other buildings and houses there since last week.
He adds, "I want visitors to see this deserted ghost town, this place of despair." The 70-year-old is one of ten volunteers who guide tours through the abandoned town and region.
Ghamam is strategically located on the Southern side of the Turkmen Mountains in Northern Lattakia; it is considered important due to its proximity to the Lattakia-Aleppo Highway and the large presence of the militant groups in this abandoned town.
Meanwhile, a Houthi official said rebels are currently trying to access Taiz through the southeastern abandoned town of Turba.
"See, Centralia is this abandoned town in Pennsylvania.
Fighters celebrated in the abandoned town, firing in the air, chanting anti-IS slogans and showing off a captured black flag of the group.
A large Syrian flag that had been flying for days between the Qunaitra crossing and the abandoned town was taken down and a United Nations position in the area, thought to be unmanned, was pounded with mortar shells.
And if you can drag your little monkeys away, catch the Scorpion Express, the park's new ride, which takes you through gold mines and an abandoned town.
A visitor centre containing records of the excavations and the history of the site as well as informative study materials on the activities of the researchers from the University of Copenhagen recently commissioned by QMA to conduct high-technology survey to learn more about the abandoned town is also part of the facility.
According to a Chilean local newspaper, a treasure hunter Oscar Munoz found the remains on October 19, 2003 when he was looking for objects of historical value in La Noria, an abandoned town in the Atacama Desert.
Washington, July 20 ( ANI ): The owner of the Texas "breastaurant" chain, 'Bikinis Sports Bar and Grill', who recently bought an abandoned town off Craigslist, plans to turn it into a seasonal tourist destination.
Just half a mile from the site, residents of the abandoned town of Okuma were allowed back for just a few hours to honour the dead.
In return, the Turkish side should hand over control of the abandoned town of Varosha.
The training area used was a very unique area for units to use, a completely abandoned town in Kosovo.
It is a tale told in retrospect, in the gloomy shadow of the abandoned town asylum.