Where Tampering and Deceit Can Maim and Kill.
On the NYT, a further look at the practice of tampering with ammunition and leaking it into an insurgent force sources of supply, with hopes of destroying weapons, killing combatants and sowing distrust. Featuring the art of Bob Gravett, a bomb-disposal tech with many other skills. The post is here.
ABOUT THE PHOTOGRAPH
Headstamp on a tampered 7.62x39mm cartridge in Syria. In this cartridge, the standart nitrocellulose propellant had been replaced with high-explosive powder. By the author. September. Idlib Governorate, Syria. More on this cartridge is in the post, from Nic R. Jenzen-Jones.