Afghanistan’s youth have never known peace. Decades of war that began with the Soviets saw many children deployed to the front lines of vicious fighting. Many lost their lives, while others have survived with serious disabilities. Noor Ahmad, from Balkh Province’s Shulgara District, was one of them, recruited to fight at the age of 16. Yaghub Azorda reports his story for the Institute for War and Peace Reporting.
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