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November 24, 2014 11:35 am

Report: ISIS Recruits, Trains Child Soldiers in Iraq and Syria

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Islamic State flags discovered in Nazareth Illit on Tuesday. Photo: Israel Police.

Military Times – Teenagers carrying weapons stand at checkpoints and busy intersections in Iraq’s second-largest city, Mosul. Patched onto the left arms of their black uniforms are the logos of the Islamic Police.

In Raqqa, the Islamic State group’s de facto capital in Syria, boys attend training camp and religious courses before heading off to fight. Others serve as cooks or guards at the extremists’ headquarters or as spies, informing on people in their neighborhoods.

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