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The old town of Tanuf
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The ruins of old town of Tanuf, is located at the edge of Jabal Akhdar and at the mouth of wadi Tanuf, about 20 KM from Nizwa or 150 Km from Muscat. The town was bombed and destroyed by British RAF in 1954-1955 in a battle against dissident Beni Riyam tribe. In this view the "Tanuf" water bottling plant and the entrance of wadi are also visible.

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Uploaded: 08/04/2011
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Tags: old tanuf; old town; wadi tanuf; water bottling plant; bombing; british raf; destroyed; demolished; ruins; 1954; 1955; falaj; nizwa; bahla; western hajar; muscat; oman; royal air force
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