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  • Kamaz truck

    Posted by Brian Jones

    24 May 2004 – kamaz (25k image)

    A common sight across Afghanistan, the Kamaz truck is a relic of the soviet past. It is known as a '6 feet' because of its six tires, which seem to carry them, fully laden, over the most incredibly poor and steep roads. They bring an incredible variety of goods to the most out of the way areas in the country and are the tool with which markets are able to continue to function and match supply and demand.

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