Amman cleaners replace orange uniforms seen as too similar to garb of IS captives

March 9, 2015 3:15 PM

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AMMAN, Jordan – Turquoise is the new orange — for Amman's 5,000 sanitation workers.

The Jordanian capital decided to swap the workers' orange uniforms for turquoise ones because the old garb was too reminiscent of the jumpsuits worn by Islamic State captives in grisly beheading videos.

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