A videograb shows Iraqi man aiming at the target held by his daughter in her mouth.
Gulf Today Report
A video clip of an Iraqi man shooting with his Kalashnikov rifle at a target in his daughter’s mouth has sparked outrage in social media platforms.
The video, in which the man apparently wanted to show his shooting skills, has angered netizens to the extent that there is a call to impose the severest penalty on him.
The video was published on “Baghdad Al Youm ” newspaper’s website.
In the video the Iraqi man can be seen carrying the gun and boasting of what he is doing.
The man in video first asks his daughter, who seems to be around 6-10 years’ old, to stand still and then he puts a plastic or glass bottle in her mouth and takes a position to shoot at the bottle from a few metres’ distance.
The man fires from his weapon and the bullet directly hit the target in the girl's mouth, according to the newspaper.
This reckless and dangerous act drew angry reactions on social media.
Netizens expressed astonishment at this father's bad behaviour, calling on the concerned authorities to arrest him and impose the suitable punishment on him.
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