An employee of the Israeli protection gear manufacturer Masada Armour adjusts a new civilian bulletproof backpack, designed for schoolchildren, at the company's headquarters in Julis, Israel, on Thursday. Photo: Agence France-Presse

This Israeli-made US$500 bulletproof bag was inspired by the Parkland massacre and sales in the US are soaring

The bag will stop 9mm pistol rounds, while a new heavy-duty version will stop rounds from rifles, like the one used in the Florida school shooting

Topic |   Gun violence in the US

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An employee of the Israeli protection gear manufacturer Masada Armour adjusts a new civilian bulletproof backpack, designed for schoolchildren, at the company's headquarters in Julis, Israel, on Thursday. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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