Date: October 15, 2018

A nine-year-old boy was kidnapped by unknown assailants in Afrin (42 km north of Aleppo) in northern Syria.

Unknown persons kidnapped Ahmad Tahir Mustafa, from Ma’amla village near Rajo town, where they were waiting in a white Toyota pickup in front of the children’s school in Afrin on Monday morning, where they kidnapped him when his grandmother took him to school.

His father had also been kidnapped by armed men of Ahrar Al Sharqiya and was released after paying a ransom.