'I'm sure you've seen much worse than that': Staggering reaction of uncle of Australian boy, SEVEN, who was pictured brandishing head of slaughtered Syrian soldier
Mostafa Sharrouf says Australia should 'forget' about photo of his nephew
He is believed to be fighting with al-Qaeda off-shoot Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant
Grandfather Peter Nettleton says he is 'devastated' by the image felt sorry for his daughter Tara Nettleton
The uncle of a young boy who was photographed gripping the severed head of a slain Syrian soldier says Australia should 'forget' the image which has caused outrage.
'He's gone, forget about it. He's forgotten about youse. I'm sure you've seen much worse than that,' Mostafa Sharrouf told the Sydney Morning Herald on Monday.
Khaled Sharrouf's son, believed to be aged seven, used both hands to hoist the decapitated head up as he posed for a chilling photo.
His proud father, one of Australia's most-wanted terrorists and a suspected war criminal, posted the photo to Twitter on August 8 with the caption: 'Thats my boy!' Read more