People on the move: Migrant voices

Mohammed Sarbast Zangana, Iraq to Germany

In 2013, I was living in Kirkuk, working for a car security company. At checkpoints we would check to see if a car was stolen; sometimes we would catch one. Once we stopped a vehicle that was a car bomb—that was great.

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