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AFGHANISTAN: Taliban deny children being used as suicide bombers

Monday 23 May 2011

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KABUL 23 May 2011 (IRIN) - About 100 boys aged 12-17 are being detained by Afghanistan’s National Intelligence Directorate (NDS) on charges of attempting suicide attacks on behalf of the Taliban, but the insurgents deny they recruit minors as their presence could cause “vice” in the ranks.


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