Afghan Police Hunt Brother Of 'Suicide Attack' Girl Aged 10

Afghan Police Hunt Brother Of 'Suicide Attack' Girl Aged 10

Via AFP:

Afghan police on Tuesday searched for a Taliban commander who allegedly forced his 10-year-old sister to wear an explosives-packed vest for an aborted suicide attack in the southern province of Helmand.

The interior ministry said the girl, named as Spozhmai, was detained before she detonated the vest near a police checkpoint in the district of Khanashin, but some local officials said the trigger button did not work when she pressed it.

Speaking on Monday at a press conference, the girl said she had been ordered by her brother to undertake the suicide mission but had decided at the last...

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