Inside the Gun Market Where Kurds Stock Up to Protect Against ISIS

See the pistols, rifles and ammo for sale at an Erbil gun market.
2:24 | 08/27/14

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Were on the outskirts of air bill which -- the capital of the Kurdish area of Iraq and as nicest has crept closer and closer. Many Kurds have become more and more afraid and they've been coming here. Two air bills gun market from the outside it looks pretty much just like any other Middle Eastern market except that they're not selling fruit and vegetables. They're selling weapons. Them. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- And then when you come in here all these different stalls. Have different specialties. Some assault rifles some -- there's still some -- belts some -- vast. These are rounds and magazines for the AK 47 which is the most popular a -- in the Middle East. Boxes of rounds each one going for -- just over one dollar. I could have. So this is standard issue for US State Department diplomatic security. Who were posted in embassies and consulates around the world. Where did you get this. For the rest of it is okay okay okay it's not -- -- -- -- -- -- Yeah it is. -- Being -- -- -- -- I it is him to their homes or maybe. Some people's country here to maybe you an example -- to -- via. Fan the defense may be in this house plans to listen between the -- should retailers. In general this house to protect themselves. Are you afraid of iasis. Of course -- I'm afraid of I think. -- When the fighting first started with -- -- as we're told this market was packed with thousands of people. And the prices spiked -- recently those prices have come down there fewer people because America and other countries. Have been providing weapons and a fighting -- -- has slowed down.

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