UK Hired African Child Soldiers For Iraq War To Cut Costs – Report

Child soldiers picture posted by Boko Haram terrorists

A report says a British military firm hired African mercenaries, including former child soldiers, to take part in US operations in Iraq in order to reduce costs.

The claims against Aegis Defense Services are to be made in a Danish television documentary The Child Soldier’s New Job which is due to be broadcast later on Monday.

The documentary claims that Aegis hired some 2,500 mercenaries on as little as 10 pounds a day in order to fulfill contracts to guard US military bases from 2004 onwards. Read more