thedailywhat:

Bin Laden Memorabilia of the Day: The going rate for Pakistan’s most creepy souvenir? A mere nickel, which gets you a brick from the former compound of Osama Bin Laden. Shakeel Ahmed, the shrewd businessman contractor hired to demolish the structure, paid $5,300 for the rubble that remained after the place was bulldozed.
Despite brisk brick business, Ahmed travels with a bodyguard; he is worried that Islamic militants may target him for his entrepreneurial savvy.
“My family is very worried that my life now is in danger,” Ahmed said.
[nydn]

thedailywhat:

Bin Laden Memorabilia of the Day: The going rate for Pakistan’s most creepy souvenir? A mere nickel, which gets you a brick from the former compound of Osama Bin Laden. Shakeel Ahmed, the shrewd businessman contractor hired to demolish the structure, paid $5,300 for the rubble that remained after the place was bulldozed.

Despite brisk brick business, Ahmed travels with a bodyguard; he is worried that Islamic militants may target him for his entrepreneurial savvy.

“My family is very worried that my life now is in danger,” Ahmed said.

[nydn]

(Source: thedailywhat)