In a red jumper and black trousers, Ahmed looks dressed in a uniform for school. Choose your language. When The Daily Telegraph visited a rebel group in Salaheddin last month, the group had lost three men, two of them less than 18 years of age, in the space two weeks. Now the only person Ahmed has left is his uncle, a rebel who the boy follows and imitates as he fights against government soldiers. His eyes stare blankly, telling the story of his lost youth. Accessibility links Skip to article Skip to navigation. Add to. Ahmed said he went from being a carefree boy with a loving family to a child soldier living on one of the most lethal streets of the devastated city of Aleppo.
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It's a picture that is both haunting and heartbreaking. Dressed in red, an 8-year- old Syrian boy identified as Ahmed stares into the camera of. Photo of little Ahmed clutching rifle, smoking cigarette becomes one of Syrian civil war.
Seven-year-old Ahmed, the son of a Syrian rebel fighter puffs on a cigarette to know of children as young as eight being enlisted as soldiers.
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You Won’t Soon Forget This Syrian Child Soldier
He is too small to be able to hold his weapon properly, but this little boy, Ahmed, is already a fighter in the Syrian civil war. The fighting has calmed down a lot from last year, we had a lot of mortars, but snipers are still a big problem.
The youngest rebel fighter in Syria is a seven-year-old child named Ahmed. Captured on film by photographer Sebastiano Piccolomini.
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Resting his gun on a low rising wall, Ahmed watches for a sighting of a Syrian government soldier, his small fingers already resting on the trigger, ready to shoot. A report by Human Rights Watch has warned that hundreds of children from the towns worst affected by the conflict in Syria are being trained to take part in the war.
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Over two years into the conflict that has claimed over 70, lives, hundreds of schools have been forced to close. Ahmed throws it over the wall and they wait for the explosion.
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Read more When The Daily Telegraph visited a rebel group in Salaheddin last month, the group had lost three men, two of them less than 18 years of age, in the space two weeks.
Ahmed, the eight-year-old boy on the front line of Syria's civil war It is one of the most shocking images from the Syrian war. In the video footage, Ahmed is seen lounging against his chair, holding his cigarette with the ease of a chain smoker. In the video above, the boy, clutching his gun, runs across a road littered with bullet cartridges, broken electricity cables and strewn possession from the nearby homes that have long been abandoned by civilians.
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