Dutch secret service: Kids from IS-territory could pose terror threat

Dutch secret service (AIVD) warned on Wednesday that not just so-called “Islamic State” (IS) fighters returning home to the Netherlands could pose a danger to the country but also their children.
Rob Bertholee, chairman of AIVD, told a Dutch television broadcaster that many of these children could have been trained to fight.

“Boys can attend training camps from the age of nine,” he said, adding that children of that age “or even younger” had likely been involved in attacks and executions. “Children in the IS area have lost their innocence due to all the violence,” Bertholee added.