As Islamic State advances in Iraq, business is booming for Kurdish gunsmith

February 27, 2015 6:45 AM

20 0

As Islamic State advances in Iraq, business is booming for Kurdish gunsmith

In this Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 photo, gunsmith Bahktiyar Sadr-Aldeen repairs a weapon at his shop, in Irbil, northern Iraq. Sadr-Aldeen doesn’t limit his work to his shop. Sometimes he goes out to the front lines himself, mostly to repair heavy weapons that can’t be transported. The peshmerga send a car and take him out to the front to do his work. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen) (The Associated Press)

In this Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 photo, gunsmith Bahktiyar Sadr-Aldeen repairs a weapon at his shop, in Irbil, northern Iraq. Sadr-Aldeen, an Iraqi Kurd, has seen his business shoot up by 50 percent since last June, when the Islamic State took over the Iraqi city of Mosul. Located in a cellar in the...

Also read: Mosul food, water reserves dwindle as fighting cuts off supplies

Read more

To category page

Loading...