Displaced Iraqis find new future in Kurdish region

As battle against ISIL rages on, thousands have been forced to flee their homes in Anbar province.

    As fighting continues in Iraq between the army and Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) fighters, thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes.

    Some of them have ended up in the Kurdish region of northern Iraq. 

    At least 4,300 people from Anbar have settled in Shaqlawa, a town tucked away in the hills.

    Al Jazeera's Imran Khan reports. 


    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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