40,000 Iraqis stranded on mountain as Isis jihadists threaten death

August 6, 2014

Tens of thousands of members of one of Iraq's oldest minorities have been stranded on a mountain in the country's north-west, facing slaughter at the hands of jihadists surrounding them below if they flee, or death by dehydration if they stay.



Read more at: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/aug/06/40000-iraqis-stranded-mountain-isis-death-threat 

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