17 Apr '15, 4pm

Islamic State publicizes use of child soldiers in Baiji fight

Islamic State publicizes use of child soldiers in Baiji fight

A young Islamic State fighter firing a howitzer during the fighting at the Baiji oil refinery In a newly released video showing the Islamic State’s assault on the Baiji oil refinery complex, one of the scenes shows two children using what appears to be a US-made M198 howitzer. The children fired the howitzer towards Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) positions in the complex. In the past, the group has highlighted the use of children as executioners, or as helpers in executions, many times. In January, the group used a Kazakh child to execute two alleged Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) spies. The young boy was previously featured in an Islamic State video highlighting a training camp for Kazakh recruits and their children in Raqqah. Last month, the jihadist group used a French child to execute an alleged Israeli spy. In the most recent issue of its online English-language ...

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