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Young man surrenders to police after forced by father to carry out suicide attack

By Khaama Press - Thu Sep 07 2017, 2:45 pm

A young man has surrendered to the security forces in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan after he was forced by his father and brother to carry out a suicide attack.

According to the local security officials, the man surrendered himself to the security forces in the vicinity of Bati Kot district.

The provincial police commandment in a statement also confirmed the surrender of the young man and said he was forced to carry out a suicide attack by his father and brother who are active members of the Taliban.

The statement further added that the young man changed his mind after he was sent for the attack and handed over himself to the police forces in Bati Kot district.

The anti-government armed militant groups including the Taliban insurgents have not commented regarding the report so far.

This is not the first time a young man or a child has been detained or rescued before carrying out a suicide attack.

Numerous reports have emerged from different restive provinces of the country during the recent years regarding the recruitment of the children and young people for terrorist related activities both by the Taliban insurgents and ISIS terrorist group.

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