Rebel’s gonna explode:
The primary source for doctored ammunition has been the Syrian government, which mixes exploding cartridges with ordinary rounds on the black markets through which rebels acquire weapons, the commanders said.
Check out the full story over at the New York Times.
Interesting practice. If this has been going on in all sorts of wars for as long as they say it has been, I wonder if there’s any risk shooting the military surplus ammo we all know and love? My guess is not, considering I’m not hearing about someones AK or Mosin Nagant blowing up daily. Kind of makes me uneasy though.
That dudes fingers are gnarly. I’m guessing that giving someone the “middle finger” isn’t considered offensive in that part of the world, because if it is, that guy better watch who he waves that right hand at.