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Texas Plumber's Truck Reaches Syrian Front Lines

December 19, 2014

A Texas plumber's Ford F-250 has found a second life as a vehicle used on the front lines of the Syrian Civil War.

Mark Oberholtzer, who owns Mark-1 Plumbing, traded his F-250 to an AutoNation Ford dealership in Houston last November, but forgot to remove the company's decals from the truck. The truck immediately went up for auction and apparently changed hands several times before ending up in the hands of terrorist fighters in Syria, according to a KHOU report.

The truck is still sporting the Mark-1 Plumbing decals was spotted in a terrorist Twitterfeed, prompting numerous calls and threats to the business. Oberholtzer told Houston's KHOU that his business nor his family "have nothing to do with terror at all."

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