In a world where everyone wants to travel for vacation, there are some cities in the world where you are warned before travelling. However, if you are the daring type, you can visit these hot zones in the world where crime and violence has ripped the cities apart. There are lots of tourists’ attraction sites in these cities but the turnout of visitors has been on the decrease over the years.
We have listed some of these cities for you to see, you may not be surprised to see the cities that would come to your mind. The reason is because you would see them making headlines on the news each time there is a story of violence.
Since Boko Haram started its ugly attack in the North East of Nigeria, Maiduguri has become one of the most violent cities in the world. There is hardly a week that pass by that there would be no cry from someone who lost loved ones from suicide bombers. No one seems to be safe from the shackles of the unleash of violence from this sect.
Even the world tried to save Kabul with the United States on the forefront of trying to rescue Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan but the years spent there did not yield a peaceful co-habitation. There are always suicide bombing, fighting and chaos. With the reign of the Taliban, this is indeed, a dangerous city.
Once, Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia was dubbed the most dangerous city in the world. In the early 90s, the UN and the various embassies had to escape from the city after the government of that day collapsed. It is recently that this place has become a place of peace that is still shaking. The evil of its past still haunts the city.
The United States had to invade Baghdad to calm this dangerous place for some years. Finally, the military from different countries left the country and there was chaos due to the instability of political power. There have bombing and even counter bombings that have destroyed most of the infrastructures of the city.
Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
Mexico has been associated as drug haven. One particular city that has made the difference in violence and crime is Ciudad Juarez. This is where tourists are advised not to visit if they do not have important things to do. The violence in Ciudad Juarez is increasing and the police are corrupt. The city has become of the most violent cities in the world despite the fact that no war is fought here.
These cities have become a terror zone that it is not as exciting as they used to be before violence met them. Once, you can have the best time in these destinations but not any longer. The reason is no one would want to risk life for vacation or any other reason. The countries where these cities are located have equally suffered from the negative reviews of these cities.