Pak girl forced to wear suicide vest by Taliban

On way to school, a girl was kidnapped by Taliban militants and forced to wear a suicide bomb vest.

Peshawar: A nine-year-old girl, who was on her way to school, was kidnapped by Taliban militants over the weekend and forced to wear a suicide bomb vest.

According to the Daily Times, the militants then directed the girl to attack a paramilitary checkpoint in Timergarah, but she managed to raise an alarm and was eventually helped by security personnel to remove the suicide vest.

The checkpoint run by Frontier Corps, was located about 10 kilometers outside Timergarah, the main town in Lower Dir district.

Police and Sohana Jawed addressed a news conference in Lower Dir district.They said the incident took place on Saturday as she was heading to her school in Peshawar.

Jawed said that she was grabbed by two women and forced into a car carrying two men.

Police in Peshawar said they are still trying to confirm her story.


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