Young gun

26th April 1996 at 01:00
(Photograph) - Young gun: barely trained but armed and dangerous, boys such as this 16-year-old are being sent into battle against the might of the Israeli army by Hezbollah warlords in southern Lebanon. Unless the present conflict, in which more than 100 Lebanese refugees were massacred by Israeli rockets last week, comes to an end soon, this teenager is destined to become just another martyr in the fundamentalist numbers game.

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