Kia bakkie as trusted by sol­diers

The Witness - Wheels - - MOTORING -

Ques­tion: How do you know the Kia bakkie has be­come a truly trusted work­horse? An­swer: Sol­diers start to use it as a rocket plat­form in the desert in­stead of the Toy­ota Hilux. In this 2014 photo, Iraqi se­cu­rity forces and Shi­ite mili­ti­a­men fire at Is­lamic State po­si­tions dur­ing an op­er­a­tion out­side Amirli, some 170 kilo­me­tres north of Bagh­dad in Iraq.


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