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Iraq: Islamic State killed 500 Yazidis, buried some victims alive
By REUTERS
08/10/2014
 
BAGHDAD - Islamic State militants have killed at least 500 members of Iraq's Yazidi ethnic minority during their offensive in the north of the country, Iraq's human rights minister told Reuters on Sunday.

Mohammed Shia al-Sudani said the Sunni militants had also buried alive some of their victims, including women and children. Some 300 women were kidnapped as slaves, he added.
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