Is this the Islamic State’s youngest suicide bomber?

Shocking pictures have emerged on social media showing what could be the Islamic State’s youngest suicide bomber.

The boy has been named as Abu al-Hassan al-Shami, a Syrian fighter who appears to be no older than 14 years old.

In a photo series, entitled ‘Battle of Vengeance for the Mother of the Believers (Aisha)’, the youngster is thought to be one of two Syrian fighters, who carried out a suicide truck bombings in the Iraqi province of Salahuddin.

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  • Barrington Minge

    Oh, and I should care because…..?

  • AlanUK

    I thought Boko Haram was in the lead? Only little girls can apply …

  • Exile1981

    Notice how they want children to be the suicide bombers but the leaders themselves never want to volunteer to do the exploding.