IS trains hundreds of child soldiers in Syria: monitor

March 24, 2015 5:41 PM

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The Islamic State group has trained more than 400 children in Syria as fighters in 2015 alone, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said today.

Calling them \"Cubs of the Caliphate,\" the jihadist group provides intense military and religious training to children throughout its areas of control in Syria, the Britain-based monitor said.

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