Yazidi refugees cross the Syria-Iraq border to flee IS
ID: AFP-01-0086
Format: HD
Location: FISHKHABUR, IRAQ
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Displaced Iraqi families from the Yazidi community were crossing on Wednesday the Iraqi-Syrian border at the Fishkhabur crossing, in northern Iraq. At least 20,000 civilians, most of whom are from the Yazidi community, who had been besieged by jihadists on a mountain in northern Iraq have safely escaped to Syria and been escorted by Kurdish forces back into Iraq

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