SHILAKAY, IRAQ: Syrian smugglers--one shoeless--stand at a gas station in Iraq. Due to the recent conflict in Syria there is a gasoline shortage in the country. Syrian smugglers purchase gasoline in Iraq and smuggle it into Syria for a profit of about $0.40 per liter. Smugglers carry between 10 and 30 liters per person on the 7 hour roundtrip journey that often takes them through frozen mud and snow. Photo by Aram Karim/Metrography
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