Syrian Kurds rescue Yazidis from Iraq mountain

The stranded Yazidi refugees trapped on Sinjar Mountain in northern Iraq are finally being rescued.

They’ve been stranded for more than a week with little food and water after Islamic State fighters, also known as ISIS, forced them from their homes.

Syrian Kurdish fighters have come to the rescue, carving out a pathway to safety for the Yazidis.

Weak and dehydrated, some of the Yazidis have made it safely to a refugee camp just inside Syria. Many needed immediate medical attention. One little girl’s feet blistered from the long, shoeless journey up and down the mountain.


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