Taliban fighters reportedly hid explosives inside the clothes of a 4-month-old-child as part of their scheme to attack the Afghan city of Kunduz. Police stopped the perpetrators while they were making their way to Kunduz to carry out the attack. Five people, including one woman, were arrested while trying the enter the city located in northern Afghanistan. The explosives had reportedly been carefully concealed under the 4-month-old's clothes, Daily Mail reports.
The deputy chief of the Independent Human Rights Commission of Afghanistan, Sowita Abulrahizai, denounced the incident, saying that the act was not only against the laws of the country but also against that of the Islamic shari'a.
"Using children in armed conflicts is the most brutal and vicious act in the society, because such acts are categorically banned by the Islamic shari'a and enforced laws of the country."