Ten year old Afghani boy gunned down by the Taliban

Ten-year-old, Wasil Ahmad, once hailed a hero by the Afghani malitias for leading a defense against the Taliban was gunned down in Tirin Kot city shortly after enrolling in the fourth grade.


The Taliban announced on Monday that they assassinated Ahmad with two bullets to the head adding that they killed “a stooge militiaman”.


Last year, militia leaders in Afghanistan paraded Ahmad in front of television cameras hailing him a war hero after he fought in place of his sick uncle leading a group of men for forty-four days.


Ahmed, who was no longer involved with any militia group, was gunned down by an assailant on a motorcycle in front of his home.


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