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10-Year-Old Works Alongside Father in Weapons Factory

Issa, 10 years old, fixes a mortar launcher in a weapons factory of the Free Syrian Army in Aleppo, September 7, 2013. Issa works with his father in the factory for ten hours every day except on Fridays. (REUTERS/Hamid Khatib)

Syrian boy works alongside father in weapons factory

September 10, 2013

Issa, who is 10 years old, works with his father in a Free Syrian Army

weapons factory in Aleppo, fixing equipment for ten hours a day, six

days a week.

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has warned against possible reprisal

attacks if the United States attacks Syria, saying that if there were

military strikes, Americans can "expect every action."