ISIS Releases Video Of A Child Beheading A Syrian Soldier. (GRAPHIC) This Is Their New Low.Screen-Shot-2015-07-17-at-12.52.18-PM
[UPDATE 1] – The video has been taken off the web. Pictures from the video are below and they are quite shocking.
In one of the most unsettling videos yet to be released by ISIS, a young boy no older than 10 beheaded a Syrian regime leader. This is the first time a child has been featured in an ISIS beheading.
The savage beheading is believed to have taken place in the Western Hir Palace, located in the province of Homs. The soldier was believed to have been captured at a nearby checkpoint in Al-Bosayri.
This officer, who’s name has yet to be released, is believed to be a regime leader in the ancient city of Palmyra. Palmyra has been taken over by ISIS and is systematically being destroyed. Artifacts thousands upon thousands of years old, destroyed.
ISIS has begun using young boys like this to carry out their heinous acts. During this beheading an elder stands watch as the young boy performs the act and then holds the head up in a sickening display of supposed pride. At the end of the video the elder says ‘Our goal is not only Palmyra or Homs or Damascus, rather our goal is to conquer Bayt al- Maqdes [Jerusalem] and Rome, God willing.’
The video was sent to the UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and has been shared over social media.
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It now appears that the video we had embedded has been taken down.
Earlier this month, in the same historic city, hundreds gathered in an ancient Roman amphitheater to watch 25 child executioners kill prisoners. This blood-thirsty display was shared by ISIS supporters many times over. Here are a few scenes from the horrifying event:
From the Daily Mail:
Depraved jihadis fighting for the Islamic State have forced a young child to savagely behead a Syrian regime army officer in the first execution of its kind.
The sickening murder is understood to have taken at the Western Hir Palace in the province of Homs after the soldier was captured by jihadis at the nearby Al-Bosayri army checkpoint.
The unnamed officer is believed to have been a regime leader in the ancient city of Palmyra, which ISIS captured in May and have since set about about systematically destroying as they believe the city’s several millennia-old buildings and monuments distract from the worship of God.
ISIS have increasingly used young boys in their gruesome executions, with some children no older than 12 being forced to shoot the terror group’s opponents at point blank range. However using a child to carry out a brutal beheading with a knife is a sickening new low for ISIS.