Iraqis seek treatment in rehabilitated sulphur pond

STORY: Iraqis are once again

flocking to this sulphur pond

to soothe their aches and pains

Location: Mosul, Iraq

It reopened this year

after undergoing restoration

due to damage during the conflict in Iraq

(Ghanem Ismail Abdullah, Visitor:)

"It is good for the joints, and issues related to a tired body, such as tired muscles. The water relieves them."

Men and women have their own separate areas

The public bath is called ‘hammam’ in Arabic

and has been visited by

locals for generations