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Video: Iraqi MoD releases footage of aid air drop in Sinjar

The Iraqi Ministry of Defense released footage of unidentified C-130 Hercules planes dropping aid to refugees in the Sinjar region on August 9. The video also shows military officials securing the roads surrounding the city of Samarra and down to the area of Awja, south of Tikrit. Upwards of 150,000 Yazidi Kurds remain trapped on Sinjar Mountain, having fled after Islamic State militants seized the town of Sinjar on August 2. Credit: YouTube/Iraqi MOD


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