The images of the theme parks– which Yahoo! News describes as being in Fallujah, Iraq, and the Islamic State “capital” of Raqqa, Syria– surfaced following the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha. Pro-Islamic State propagandists on social media allege the parks opened to celebrate the holiday, which corresponds with the end of the hajj, or mandatory pilgrimage, Muslims are to make to Mecca, Saudi Arabia every year.

The photos show smiling children enjoying various rides, as well as landscapes featuring ferris wheels and a play train. The rides fail to disguise the ravages of war; beyond the foreground, dilapidated buildings and bombed-out areas can be seen…

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