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Murder Mile is a nickname sometimes given to roads known for high crime rates or military conflict.

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Cyprus

Now a popular shopping destination, Ledra Street in Nicosia was called "Murder Mile" in the late 1950s when it was still under British rule, as the EOKA targeted British soldiers in their fight for Cypriot independence.

England

In London, the borough of Hackney is a very diverse, multicultural area that has been the scene of significant drug- and gun-related crime since the 1990s, especially in the districts of Upper Clapton and Lower Clapton, as featured in the 2004 film Bullet Boy.

Northern Ireland

The streets of Armagh and Belfast in Northern Ireland were notoriously violent during The Troubles.

Yemen

Main Road in Mualla, a district of Aden, became known as the Murder Mile during the British occupation in the 1960s.

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Murder mile Wikipedia


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