Kurdish pershmerga forces prepare escape route for Yazidis trapped on Sinjar

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    What a relieved people this group will be when they all finally get down.

    Islamic State (Isis)
    Kurdish pershmerga forces prepare escape route for Yazidis trapped on Sinjar
    Thousands of people who fled after Isis attacks will be led out of mountains after pathway is secured

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    A member of the Kurdish forces stands in an area damaged by Isis bomb that killed peshmerga fighters pushing towards Sinjar mountain. Photograph: Zana Ahmed/AP
    Fazel Hawramy in Zumar

    Friday 19 December 2014 12.29 EST

    • Kurdish peshmerga forces were on Friday preparing to rescue thousands of Yazidis who have been besieged since August by Islamic State (Isis) militants on Iraq’s Sinjar mountain.

    Political leaders hailed a victory over Isis as an offensive launched on Wednesday rapidly opened a corridor to the estimated 7,000 to 10,0000 members of the religious minority and made further gains on Friday.

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    Evidence of ISIS barbarity...

    Iraqi Kurds uncover mass graves in formerly IS-held Sinjar
    Nov 15, 2015: Kurdish forces said today they uncovered two mass graves outside Sinjar, a northern Iraqi town near the Syrian border that was ruled by the Islamic State group for more than a year before the extremists were driven out last week.
     
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    Yazidis Still Suffering Years After ISIS Genocide...
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    Yazidis Still Suffering Years After IS Genocide
    April 09, 2018 - Thousands of displaced Yazidis in the Sinjar mountains in Northern Iraq are still suffering and afraid, almost four years after Islamic State attacked Yazidi villages.
     

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