29 Nov '15, 10am

#Iraqis find 3 more mass graves in formerly #IslamicState-held #Sinjar: https://t.co/NtmlfHJB33

#Iraqis find 3 more mass graves in formerly #IslamicState-held #Sinjar: https://t.co/NtmlfHJB33

Iraqi Peshmerga prepare to retake the Islamic State occupied city of Sinjar on Nov. 12, 2015. A unit crosses into enemy territory to assess the effect of coalition airstrikes. Mitchell Porthero, McClatchy/TNS Related GALLERY Under Iraqi town, Islamic State militants built network of tunnels Under the Iraqi town of Sinjar, Islamic State group militants built a network of tunnels, complete with sleeping quarters, wired with electricity and fortified with sandbags. Victory at Iraq's Sinjar aided by Islamic State withdrawal The ousting of Islamic State group forces from the Iraqi town of Sinjar is being touted by Kurdish leaders as a major military victory. But commanders on the ground say the extremists largely withdrew, fleeing during a pause in airstrikes. Kurdish capture of Sinjar just a start on beating Islamic State For the first time in more than a year, Sinjar was free...

Full article: http://www.stripes.com/news/middle-east/iraqis-find-3-mor...

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