ISLAMABAD, June 15 (KUNA) -- A Pakistani Federal Minister Monday said that militants were using kidnapped children as suicide bombers across the country.
Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik talking to newsmen here said that the militants were buying innocent children for few hundred thousand rupees and using them to carry out suicide attacks.
He further said that the militants are getting weapons and ammunition from Afghanistan, adding that the government of Pakistan has taken up the matter with Afghan President Hamid Karazai.
Also, the minister said, the Chinese government will provide security gadgets worth USD 280 million to Pakistan for capacity building of law enforcement agencies.
He said the Chinese government made this commitment during his recent visit to China, adding that the gadgets include vehicle scanners, mobile scanners and other equipment. (end) amn.rk KUNA 151503 Jun 09NNNN
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