Children of ISIS: Horror photos which mean battle could go on for decades
Smiling beneath black and white headscarves, girls as young as four and five are posed for a picture – while holding huge guns.
Others, jsut as small, clutch flags to show support for ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and his fake “caliphate”.
Meanwhile, the boys are trained to kill and are pictured attacking their victims.
Terror attacks have claimed hundreds of lives across Europe in the last two years – with the latest seeing pop fans targeted at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.
Mums, dads and fans as young as eight were targeted by Salman Abedi who killed 22 people and maimed children with a suicide bomb on Monday.
Terror analysts have claimed foreign wars in countries like Iraq and Libya have seen anger towards Britain grow, and has made it easier for ISIS to recruit.
But online photos show children’s parents are radicalising them before they even reach school age – raising them to support murderous terrorists.
On Telegram, an encrypted messaging service favoured by jihadis, groups of ISIS fans celebrate killings of westerners – THIS WEEK.
One of the images shared was of three girls with guns.
Guns for little girls: ISIS supporters show how they are radicalising their toddlers
Our little lions. Educated to love Allah and Jihad
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Along with the picture, are emojis with heart faces and a caption celebrating the fact they will grow up to wage 'holy war'.
It states: “Our little lions.
“The children of our Uyghur (Eastern Turkistan) siblings here in Shaam
“Educated to love Allah and Jihad ..”
The Uyghurs are a Turkic ethnic group living in Eastern and Central Asia.
On the same thread it is claimed “Jews or the Christians will not be satisfied with you until you follow their religion”.
Earlier this month Express.co.uk revealed as many as 500,000 children have been radicalised by the Islamic State.
Experts have warned if nothing is done immediately, the west will be fighting terror from dash for decades.
Children are used by ISIS to do their bidding in the Middle East
Terror expert Professor Anne Speckhard, from the International Centre for the Study of Violent Extremism (ICSVE) travelled to Iraq to meet children once radicalised by ISIS.
She said there are thousands affected by the terror group.
She said: “ISIS banned the books from schools and replaced with their own curriculum and materials encouraging hatred and brutality, many of which were shown to us on a display.
“Some of the youth were actually recruited into the Cubs of the Caliphate and some were taught to behead.”
The children recruited to kill have suffered serious psychological issues.
Professor Speckhard said: “ISIS kids have been deeply traumatized and are rejected by parts of society. At present they are being rounded up and arrested and it’s still unclear if they can be allowed to return to their communities and how.
“Some are now aggressive, confused, carrying a lot of psychological pain.”
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Young children abroad are also being radicalised through the ISIS propaganda machine.
Online, materials spread like wildfire.
Social media sites are now being urged to do more to stop terrorists reaching vulnerable people.
Professor Speckhard said it is now not enough to stop ISIS in Iraq and Syria – their online campaigns must be shut down and children they have reached identified.
She said: “However defeating ISIS territorially will not necessarily defeat the idea, the dream of a Caliphate.”