'They're terrified and exhausted'







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Iraqi Officials Say US Aid Drops to Dying Yazidis Exploding Uselessly on Impact

This comes from a UK journalist embedded with the Iraqi military. I wouldn’t treat it as final. Some other reports really raise questions about the 70% number and even the quotes in his own account don’t lead me to believe that such a huge number have died.

But it’s safe to say that quite a few are dead…



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