Iraq's bric-a-brac men wary of US military departure
ID: AFP-01-0114
Format: SD
Location: TIKRIT, IRAQ
Description

Short of a TV, car tyres or maybe even a treadmill? North of Baghdad, there's only one place to go -- Tikrit market. Lying on the main highway connecting Mosul to the capital, the market has thrived since US soldiers moved in down the road as traders have been picking up cheap disused items from the military base to sell on a cut prices. But with most US troops now on the move, sellers from former leader Saddam Hussein's home town, are worried they may soon struggle to make ends meet

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