Iraqi Kurds say siege of Mount Sinjar broken | News | Al Jazeera

Iraqi Kurds say siege of Mount Sinjar broken

Peshmerga fighters reach Sinjar Mountains where hundreds of Yazidis have been trapped by ISIL for months.

    Iraqi Kurdish forces say they have retaken a vital corridor of territory from Isla,ic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), in the Sinjar Mountains.

    While fighting continues, thousands of minority Yazidis displaced and trapped by the fighting, can now get out.

    Al Jazeera's Sue Turton has an exclusive report from the area.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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