This is the king of desert for the people of the impoverished villages of Balochistan. This specific one was photographed in the town/village of Mitthi. This is the means of travel in the rural areas for everything from people carrier to heavy machinery, the Bed Ford engine powered M35 6x6 or 'deuce and a half' of the American soldier is still running and moving all wheels through local ingenuity or 'jugaar' (Read up Nissan's take on this word Jugaar).

Kekra (pronounced as 'Cake-ra') which literally translates to Crab has come to be its name since the chassis is invariably bent due to accidents and so it drive sideways.

The Desert King or otherwise known as 'Kekra' (cake-ra)

The Desert King or otherwise known as 'Kekra' (cake-ra)

The Desert King or otherwise known as 'Kekra' (cake-ra)

The Desert King or otherwise known as 'Kekra' (cake-ra)

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