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Afghanistan frees teen bomber

http://www.abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=3379408Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai freed a Pakastani teen accused of planning a suicide bombing, ABC News reported Sunday. The 14-year-old told authorities he was recruited in his madrassa along with two other teenage boys to carry out suicide bombings in neighboring Afghanistan. The boy walked over eight hours to the eastern Afghan city of Khost with directions to kill an Afghani governor. The boy was detained the night before his attack was supposed to take place. Afghani President Karzai forgave the boy and pointed to him as an example of a growing trend in which children are being recruited by Taliban-affliated terrorist groups. This, according to the United Nations, is a war crime.