Islamic State Back to Schooling Children

Aug 31, 2014 by

A video has emerged reportedly showing children at training camps run by the Islamic State firing machine guns that are almost as big as them.

The footage released by the terror group shows small children sitting reading from the holy book before showing a youngster, wearing a ski mask, firing an automatic weapon, which he struggle to control as he fires it.

It then shows another boy assembling a weapon, while other children look on in the background.

The youngster in the ski mask who is shown firing an automatic weapon, which looks almost as big as him

It also shows a youngster assembling the weapon, as children are forced to take lessons in handling weapons

A young boy holds a machine gun while other children at the training camp look on

The video, one of many made by the group is thought to be an attempt to boast of their young recruits.

It also shows youngsters taking an oath pledging an allegiance to the Islamic State and an even younger boy being asked what he would like to say to infidels.

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He replies: ‘Infidels.. you are to be killed.’

One boy, who managed to flee from one of the training camps told CNN how he was just 13 when ISIS tried to recruit him.

He says that his father tried to stop him but militias threatened to behead him if he didn’t let his son go.

via How Islamic State training camps for children are swelling its ranks with junior jihadis  | Mail Online.

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