In order to control violence involving young ones, Afghanistan decided to ban toy guns in the country.
During the historic event in Afghanistan, the Eid al-Fitr or the Ramadan, many people were injured caused by children playing toy guns.
The incident led government to banned the sale of such toys, after several hundred children injured as it caused violence in the country, 21 July, Tuesday.
Some toy guns are essentially similar to the real thing, however it is less powerful. Most real weapon through technological advancement also enabled to be the same size of toy guns.
According to interior ministry , more than 100 children and teenagers suffered eye injuries during three days of celebrations that ended Sunday, citing health officials.
Many children were seen playing toy guns in the country, this includes Zubair Ahmad, 9-year-old Afghan boy played plastic gun on a roof top, old quarters of Kabul.
On the first day of Eid al-Fitr, Afghan boys played toy guns. This marks the end of celebration, July 17, 2015 in Kabul, Afghanistan.
In the statement of a ministry , saying “Interior Minister Noorul Haq Uloomi has ordered police forces to confiscate all toy guns… which can lead to physical and psychological damage among people”.
Even though toy guns cannot really shoot projectiles darts with limited speed, can barely cause harm.
Children always had small imitations of things from the adult world and toy weapons without any further questions.
Toy weapons considered not appropriate for children to play with. It may cause harm like any other object with no proper supervision. Some people believe they can encourage violence.
Major problem with toy guns is that looks like real firearms, child handle a real weapon may think it as toy. IMAGE/www.digitaljournal.com