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LAHORE: A teenage suicide bomber blew himself up near a religious procession of Shi’ite Muslims in the Pakistani city of Lahore today, killing at least 13 people and wounding more than 50, officials said.
Islamist militants linked to al Qaeda and Taliban have attacked such religious gatherings in the past as part of their bloody campaign to create chaos and topple the US-backed Pakistani government. “A 13-year-old boy detonated explosives as policemen tried to check him at a cordon near the procession,” Lahore police chief Aslam Tarin told Reuters.
Originally posted by Kangaruex4Ewe
The parents should have led by example and went first....
Originally posted by 00nunya00
I just don't get it. I'm a parent, and I just can't imagine agreeing to send your child to their death, martyr or not..... There's just absolutely no amount of heavenly rewards you could offer me to make me let my child be killed. I'd sacrifice the entire world before I sacrificed my child. It's just a no-brainer.
How can someone do this? It makes no sense to me. If ever there were a conspiracy I would believe without any evidence, it's that none of these parents consent to this. Of course, I know they do, but I would be so willing to believe that they don't. That would make more sense to me.
Child abandonment in the Middle East
Over the last few years the Middle East have seen a surge in child abandonment. Why would you say a family orientated culture would see such a phenomena? Well.
By opening to the West and its new freedom, middle eastern women and children are paying a heavy price. There is no social stigma attached to having a child outside marriage in the West, but in Middle East, where Islamic moral values are rule, it is a very different picture.
Iraqi orphans face uncertain future
Twelve-year-old suicide bomber kills 31 in Pakistan
The world is plunging to even greater depths of evil depravity with every day that passes.
A 12-year-old boy dressed in school uniform blew himself up killing 31 army recruits in north-west Pakistan.
First off the story does not mention whether the parents consented. I have a feeling this story has been spun by some rather interesting replies. The child in question was used as a tool by those who could care less about innocent lives.