21 July 2017

News Story: Indonesian children get terrorist training abroad - anti-terror agency

JAKARTA, July 20 (Xinhua) -- Indonesian counter-terrorism agency has disclosed that Indonesian children, who followed their parents joining terrorist activities in conflict areas, have been trained on skills for terrorist strikes during the period, top official of the agency said here on Thursday.

Head of the agency Suhardi Alius disclosed that many militants from Indonesia have included their wives and kids in the journey, and the agency pledged to terminate such activities of planting seeds of terrorism to the children.

"These children have been trained (on terrorist skills), they were trained on how to shoot, how to use an arrow. Then they return to Indonesia, isn't this dangerous?" Alius said.

Read the full story at Xinhua