With the advancement in modern technology, it has become easier to travel across the world. The world has now become global village which makes it easier for a person to travel from one part to another. However, there are still few places on earth that are best to be avoided. The dangerous situation and condition discourage travellers to visit such places. Before you decide to travel across the globe make sure you are aware of the risks prevalent in the below mentioned places.
Mogadishu is the national capital of Somalia and is also locally known as ‘Hamar’. The city has been facing severe militancy since past few decades. The internationally notorious militant group Al Shabaab controls the major portion of the city. The country shares good relations with very few countries. Recently the United States considered sending State’s assistant to Mogadishu to equip and assist local rebels against the atrocities of Al Shabaab group in the region. Bombing, murder, kidnapping, human right violation and rape are rampant in the country. It is considered as one of the riskiest places on earth.
Guatemala is a small country located in Central America. The country is known for its steep volcanoes and ancient Mayan heritage. In past, the country has suffered several natural disasters including earthquakes, mudslides, and hurricanes. The country is highly prone to earthquakes. In the year 1976, an earthquake of 7.5 magnitudes claimed several thousands of lives in Guatemala city. In year2005, Hurricane Stan caused around 900 mudslides in the city which killed several residents. Due to the series of natural disasters, Guatemala is considered as one of the most dangerous places on earth.
Chihuahua is a small city located adjacent to borders of United States. The city has earned a bad reputation worldwide for drugs related crimes. The city is notorious for smuggling drugs in the United States via Chihuahua borders. Law and order situation in the city is very poor due to which street violence is rampant. Chihuahua is one of the most dangerous places on earth to live.
Java and Sumatra are small islands in Indonesia. Natural disasters including earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, tsunami, and drought are quite common in these islands. In the year 2004, Tsunami claimed lives of 227,000 people after a strong 9.1 magnitude earthquake hit the ocean floor. The earthquake in 2004 caused a huge tsunami which swept several villages on near the sea coasts and caused huge damage. Since last 100 years, the islands have been prone to drought, earthquakes and flood. Java and Sumatra is one of the most dangerous places on earth to live.
San Pedro Sula is one of the most dangerous places to live on earth. It is globally known as ‘Murder Capital of World’. Illegal arms trafficking are rampant in the city. As per reports the homicide rate is abnormally high in the country. Gang wars and killing of civilians are very common in the city.
Above mentioned cities are top five dangerous cities to live on earth. It is very risky traveling to the above mentioned cities.