What's more hip than a D.I.Y. wardrobe or a D.I.Y. bike repair co-op? A D.I.Y. tank, complete with machine gun, targeted at troops fighting on behalf of your autocratic president.
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From far away it looks like a rusty metal box, but it is actually a homemade armored vehicle that took a month to build, the AFP reported. The vehicle is equipped with cameras and guns. The designer is Mahmud Abud from the Al-Ansar rebel brigade.
"This is my brother, a trained engineer, who got the idea. We got a car, left its diesel motor on the chassis and built the engine," Abud told the AFP.
RT News uploaded a YouTube video of the vehicle in action: