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Militants Force 9-Year-Old Girl To Don Suicide Vest

June 21 2011


A 9-year-old girl says she was kidnapped by Pakistani militants and forced to become a suicide bomber, CNN reports.

Police said on Monday that the girl was kidnapped the day before while on her way to school by two armed men and two women wearing burqas who drove her to a checkpoint in Lower Dir.

The girl was told to detonate a suicide vest to attack security forces, said police. Instead, she reportedly shouted for help and was detained by paramilitaries at the security...

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