The boy, who looks to be between six and eight years old, stands in fear for his life as an Iraqi army bomb expert carefully cuts through the device’s trigger to release the terrified child.
The Iraqi soldier tells the camera that Uday was sent by his uncle with the instructions to target “the army”.
After the soldier starts the removal and disarm process, at one point the boy flinches. The soldier tells him to not be afraid.
The child may have been originally part a smaller group out of the many refugees fleeing from the ISIS occupied city of Mosul in the northern part of the country.
ISIS and those ideologically similar to them have been using children as suicide bombers for some length of time now, but this may b