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30 August 2011

Toronto Star (Ontario)

ZUWARA, Libya — If not for guns, there would be a lot of idle hands in Libya. Out front of what used to be a high school, Fethi Karshman, 49, whose brother Samir lives in St. Catharines, Ont., is wiping down parts of a Russian anti-aircraft gun. When he is done, Karshman, an engineer who studied Russian in university, will re-assemble the weapon, which sits on a flatbed truck. "We take it from Gadhafi (forces) yesterday," he says. Asked if he knows guns, Karshman... (

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