Actually, this smells a lot like AQ imported talent to me. They've shown repeated disregard for the locals in Iraq and Afghanistan.
NATO Press release
[...]“They placed explosives on a 6-year-old boy and told him to walk up to the Afghan Police or Army and push the button,” said Capt. Michael P. Cormier, company commander. “Fortunately, the boy did not understand and asked patrolling officers why he had this vest on[...]H/T Peace Like a River