UNICEF: 2016 was 'worst year' for Syrian children

UNICEF says that last year was the worst on record for Syria's children. According to the aid agency, the Syrian government and armed groups have committed grave violations.

    UNICEF says that last year was the worst on record for Syria's children. According to the aid agency, the Syrian government and armed groups have committed grave violations.

    Al Jazeera's Mahmoud Abdelwahed reports on how children are being used on the front line.


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