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Sewage backup causes United Nations evacuation
Reuters ^ | 12/21/2010

Posted on 12/21/2010 10:42:25 AM PST by Responsibility2nd

(Reuters) - A sewage backup caused a big stink at the United Nations on Tuesday, forcing diplomats and their staff to evacuate the Security Council and General Assembly.

Spokesman Farhan Haq said the evacuation was a precautionary measure after a strange smell was noticed in parts of the U.N. secretariat building. He said the odor was due to sewage backup possibly caused by high tides in the nearby East River.

"There were gases released from the sewage but they're not harmful," Haq said. Firefighters and hazardous materials experts had been called to the scene. U.N. management officials were working to deal with the sewage problem, he said.

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KEYWORDS: alreadyposted; fecalmatter; napl; sewage; stink; unfailures; unitednations; unitednationssewer; usoutofunnow
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1 posted on 12/21/2010 10:42:32 AM PST by Responsibility2nd
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To: Responsibility2nd

I knew they were all full of shiite......


2 posted on 12/21/2010 10:43:32 AM PST by illiac (If we don't change directions soon, we'll get where we're going)
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To: Responsibility2nd
A perfect metaphor for the U.N.

U.S. out of the U.N. U.N. out of the U.S.

3 posted on 12/21/2010 10:43:49 AM PST by Servant of the Cross (I'm with Jim DeMint ... on the fringe!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

We knew that: UN=Sewage.


4 posted on 12/21/2010 10:43:49 AM PST by elpinta (John 17:3)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Surprised it took so long...


5 posted on 12/21/2010 10:43:59 AM PST by smokingfrog (Do all the talking you want, but do what I tell you.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

“Sewage backup causes United Nations evacuation”

.... man.. the jokes just write themselves today rofl


6 posted on 12/21/2010 10:43:59 AM PST by Ancient Drive (DRINK COFFEE! - Do Stupid Things Faster with More Energy!)
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To: Responsibility2nd
Spokesman Farhan Haq said the evacuation was a precautionary measure after a strange smell was noticed in parts of the U.N. secretariat building.

Are we surprised?

7 posted on 12/21/2010 10:44:06 AM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Sewage Backup Causes United Nations (The last word is not necessary).


8 posted on 12/21/2010 10:44:38 AM PST by 2dollarbill
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To: Responsibility2nd
I see!!!!

So the Kenyan delegation really did just arrive....through the sewer!

9 posted on 12/21/2010 10:44:47 AM PST by Logic n' Reason (You can roll a turd in powered sugar; that don't make it a jelly donut)
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To: Responsibility2nd

The UN full of shit?

The chickens came home to roost.


10 posted on 12/21/2010 10:45:00 AM PST by Ev Reeman
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To: Responsibility2nd

another Bailout coming ?


11 posted on 12/21/2010 10:45:11 AM PST by ▀udda▀udd (7 days - 7 ways Guero >>> with a floating, shifting, ever changing persona.....)
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To: Ancient Drive

Garbage In, Garbage Out.


12 posted on 12/21/2010 10:45:44 AM PST by AU72
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To: Responsibility2nd

The UN is 24/7 sewage backup ... not much different about this


13 posted on 12/21/2010 10:45:57 AM PST by NonValueAdded (Palin 2012: don't retreat, just reload)
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To: Responsibility2nd

This is what happens when you sh** where you eat...


14 posted on 12/21/2010 10:46:01 AM PST by Lucky9teen (Jobs? Nope! Economy? Nope! Disarm the U.S? Yep! Impeach the treasonous Marxist Muslim usurper bast)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Paging Captain Obvious...


15 posted on 12/21/2010 10:47:00 AM PST by aomagrat (Gun owners who vote for democrats are too stupid to own guns.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Sh*t flows downhill....


16 posted on 12/21/2010 10:47:07 AM PST by almost done by half
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To: Responsibility2nd

Well, considering the number of turd-world countries in the UN, I’m not surprised.


17 posted on 12/21/2010 10:47:07 AM PST by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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Here’s a hint fellas: that smell is you!


18 posted on 12/21/2010 10:48:02 AM PST by rockrr ("I said that I was scared of you!" - pokie the pretend cowboy)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Sewage running on the floors? Should make the muslims and other 3rd world diplomats feel right at home.


19 posted on 12/21/2010 10:48:21 AM PST by Slump Tester (What if I'm pregnant Teddy? Errr-ahh -Calm down Mary Jo, we'll cross that bridge when we come to it)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Poetic Justice?


20 posted on 12/21/2010 10:49:01 AM PST by OB1kNOb (China is now the world's ant. America has become the world's grasshopper. Fear the coming winter.)
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