Libya rebels use discards to make own weapons

With a shortage of arms, fighters have been creating weapons from discards and scraps.

    As the war in Libya stretches on, the availability of arms and ammunition is becoming a problem for rebel fighters.

    A school in Misurata has become the laboratory for invention of new weapons with the help of discards and scraps.

    Al Jazeera's Tony Birtley reports from the city.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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