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Children as young as 14 are recruited by armed groups against govt in J&K: US report

IndiaTimes Friday, 26 June 2020 ()
A US State Department report on human trafficking in India has said that non-state armed groups continue to recruit children as young as 14 years in direct hostilities against the govt in J&K. The report noted that Maoist groups, particularly in Chhattisgarh & Jharkhand, forcibly recruited children as young as 12 to handle weapons and IEDs, and in some cases be human shields.
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