Wednesday 28 January 2015

Introducing the DIY arms of the Free Syrian Army


A rebel uses a home-made slingshot to fire a bomb
Rebels standing on Sham II, a makeshift armoured vehicle
The interior of Sham 11
A Syrian rebel uses a control stick to activate the machinegun of Sham II
A home-made mortar shell
A Free Syrian Army fighter throwing an improvised bomb
Rebel fighters preparing pipe bombs
Free Syrian Army fighters readying a home-made missile

Distribution remains haphazard among the various battalions and some rebels have to rely on a cottage industry to provide themselves with arms

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