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‘Children are used for suicide attacks, drug trafficking’

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The Ministry of Labor, Social Affairs, Martyrs and Disabled (MoLSAMD) on Monday said that Afghan children are being subjected to conduct suicide attacks and used for drug trafficking.

Briefing newsmen, Faizullah Zaki, the Ministry of Labor, said that ominous networks have been misusing our children and using them in different illegal works. “They (children) are being used for human and drug trafficking and as well as in conducting suicide attacks.”

He also expressed concerns regarding current insecurity across the country, saying it has put the most negative impact on the children.

According to the figures provided by the ministry, 1.2 million children are doing hard works and are not benefited from education and health services in Afghanistan which is making it easier for the opportunist groups to use them in illegal works.

The country’s Second Vice President, Sarwar Danesh, has also described the children’s situation as concerning and that Afghan children are subject to hard works.

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