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ISIS Executes Young Child For 'Cursing Divinity'

| by Brendan Kelly
An ISIS Militant Reads A Statement Before Executing A ChildAn ISIS Militant Reads A Statement Before Executing A Child

ISIS militants reportedly executed a 7-year-old boy on May 5 in the city of Raqqa, Syria, according to ABNA.

Muaz Hassan was allegedly executed in front of hundreds of people in Naeem Square in the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa.

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According to NDTV, the child was executed for swearing during a soccer game. A source said the child was heard "cursing divinity," which was "considered an insult to caliphate, regardless of the age of the boy."

According to eyewitnesses, an ISIS militant read a statement explaining the reasons for the execution before he was shot in the square. After Muaz was dead, his parents reportedly collapsed in front of the crowd of several hundred.

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ISIS has executed hundreds of civilians in recent years, but it is believed that this is the first young child publicly executed by the terror organization.

Sources: ABNANDTV / Photo credit: ABNA