Afghan tots being trained to use AK-47s

August 4th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI  


London, Aug.4 (ANI): The Al Qaeda is reportedly training boys as young as five on how to use AK-47 assault rifles to fight British troops in Afghanistan. According to The Sun, images show kids training at an al-Qaeda terror camp in Pakistan learning how to use the assault rifles. Others show a boy nodding after he is asked if he is prepared to die for Allah and boys in camouflage uniforms and headbands who say: There is no God but Allah.
They feature on a seven-minute video that also includes footage of an 11-year-old boy killed in action.
Taken just weeks ago it is part of a major recruitment drive for the Taliban. The footage was posted on an internet website. (ANI)

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