Pak Jihadi groups recruiting young children for Jihad, suicide attacks: MQM

January 17th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI  

Karachi, Jan.17 (ANI): The Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Party has claimed that banned religious organizations in Pakistan were busy recruiting minors for Jihad (holy war) and using them as suicide attackers.
According to a press release by the London based secretariat of the movements investigation committee (IC), various banned organizations are involved in persuading minors and youngsters for Jihad and after keeping them at various offices, they are sent to Waziristan for training.
Young boys are being trained for bombings, suicide attacks and in the use of modern weaponry in training institutions located in the tribal areas, The Daily Times quoted the press release, as stating.
The report claimed that the banned organizations are increasing their dominance in newer areas, which earlier used to be centered in and around Pakhtoon.
It also said that most of these young Jihadis are taken to training camps without their parentsconsent. (ANI)

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