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A Syrian rebel uses a control stick to activate the machinegun of... News PhotoAleppo,Armored Vehicle,Brigade,Civil War,Conflict,Control,Homemade,Horizontal,Kilometer,Machine Gun,Mode of Transport,Pushing,Rebellion,Syria,Syrian Civil War,WarPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA Syrian rebel uses a control stick to activate the machinegun of Sham II, a homemade armoured vehicle made by the rebels' Al-Ansar brigade, in Bishqatin, 4 kms west of Aleppo, on December 8, 2012. From a distance it looks rather like a big rusty metal box but closer inspection reveals the latest achievement of Syrian rebels: a homemade armoured vehicle waiting to be deployed. Sham II, named after ancient Syria, is built from the chassis of a car and touted by rebels as '100 percent made in Syria.' AFP PHOTO/HERVE BAR (Photo credit should read HERVE BAR/AFP/Getty Images)