By Jordan Schachtel. Photos have emerged on social media purportedly showing a Boko Haram-held child soldier indoctrination/training camp. The pictures in question, posted on a Boko Haram-supporting Twitter page, show young children in formation and aiming AK-47 rifles.
The U.S. State Department’s Think Again Turn Away Twitter page re-posted the photo, seemingly verifying its authenticity.
Meanwhile, some 1.5 million Nigerians have become displaced due to Boko Haram’s Caliphate-seeking drive through the country, reports The Guardian. And the situation has only gotten worse with the jihadist group ramping up its terror campaign before the upcoming February 14 elections. Some have worried that three of Nigeria’s northeastern states, which are currently under a President-declared state of emergency, may not be able to provide a safe environment to hold elections. (Read more about training children terrorists HERE)
10,000 Palestinian Teenagers Attend Hamas Terror Camp
By Elior Levy. While their senior counterparts have been testing new homemade rockets and rebuilding the terror tunnel infrastructure, more than 10,000 teenagers arrived at an Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades training compound.
Under the guide of a program named “Pioneers of the Resistance,” the Palestinian youths – aged 15 to 21 – underwent intensive military training, including exercises simulating operations of Hamas naval commandos.
The participants of the militant camp were also trained in firing sniper rifles, using the portraits of Israeli leaders for targets. The Palestinian youth simulated attacks on Israeli destinations through model terror tunnels, meant to recreate the experience of infiltrating Israeli territory. (Read more from this story HERE)