Baghdad: The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) reportedly blew up a booby-trapped infant during training being given to the militants on use of explosives.
The orphan infant was killed using a remote controlled detonator while teaching trainee terrorists how to assemble improvised explosive devices, according to the Daily Mail news report.
The incident is believed to have taken place near ash-Sharqat in the northern Iraqi province of Salahuddin.
Sadiq al-Husseini, head of the security committee in Diyala, reportedly told Iraqi News that the infant's father was executed by ISIS while the fate of the mother is not known.
He added that the infant's father was kidnapped and later executed by the ISIS after claims that he had killed its militants.
The barbaric reportedly act took place as a form of punishment for the father's act.