A Kurdish peshmerga fighter stands next to an outdated cannon in Mahmoudiyah, Iraq on Wednesday. Photo: AP A Kurdish peshmerga fighter stands next to an outdated cannon in Mahmoudiyah, Iraq on Wednesday. Photo: AP
A Kurdish peshmerga fighter stands next to an outdated cannon in Mahmoudiyah, Iraq on Wednesday. Photo: AP

Iraqi Kurds fight Islamic State with antiquated weapons

Kurdish Peshmerga fighters armed with decades-old weapons are facing Islamic State jihadists using moden American weapons captured from the Syrian Army

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A Kurdish peshmerga fighter stands next to an outdated cannon in Mahmoudiyah, Iraq on Wednesday. Photo: AP A Kurdish peshmerga fighter stands next to an outdated cannon in Mahmoudiyah, Iraq on Wednesday. Photo: AP
A Kurdish peshmerga fighter stands next to an outdated cannon in Mahmoudiyah, Iraq on Wednesday. Photo: AP
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