"He had on him a five litre jerrycan
, matches and several lighters."
Their name, "El-Jerken" is the Arabised word for jerrycan
. For years, they have taken the local Bedouin heritage to international arenas, performing at the world's classiest theatres and music festivals.
<BChildren from the village on one of their many daily water carrying missions and, left, Darryl Gregory with a jerrycan
he will carry on the Hadrian's Wall trek
It also looks like a jerrycan
, so it's up to you if you want to make the glug-glug sounds as you fill up your phone.
Meanwhile, in the southern governorate of Assiut the long queues of jerrycan
carriers extending outside petrol stations are causing traffic jams in surrounding streets.
The bottom line is that Jerrycan
is a quickly read book that definitely covers a niche subject.
IN LATE AUGUST, A BATTLE BETWEEN the Iraqi Army and the militant Shia Mahdi Army diverted the attention of pipeline guards in Diwaniya, 100 miles south of Baghdad, and at least 67 people were killed when a looter flipped on his cigarette lighter to check the level of siphoned gasoline in his jerrycan
But anyone with connections at the station can fill up a jerrycan
or two which can then be sold at up to many times the official price (about 25 cents a litre) by the side of the road.
He stopped the boy moments later near a bin where a scorched jerrycan
smelling of petrol was found.
" gas can first used by Rommel's army in North Africa, and a fixture on off-road vehicles ever since.
I could not hold emotions after an old man drank water I had carried, a young man picked the jerrycan
and began licking it for a single drop, which was not there.
They are selling a 20-litre jerrycan
for between Sh20 and Sh50.