India's child soldiers: Shocking pictures show Maoists arming their next generation of fighters as they give guns and combat lessons to children aged SIX
The country's security apparatus, which has been grappling with the troubles created by the ever-expanding Red corridor, has been jolted out of its slumber by reports of large-scale recruitment of children by the Maoists.
The alarming trend runs counter to the Centre's claim that the movement is on the decline. Recent seizures made by the CRPF included cameras with pictures and videos of Bal Sangam - the unit of the Red rebels where children are introduced to the local leaders.
The pictures and videos, accessed by Mail Today, show young rebels in fatigues armed with sophisticated weapons attending a Maoist camp.