Yazidi refugees continue to flee Iraq over Syria border
Thousands of people from the Yazidi religious community are seeking safety in northern Iraq, after crossing into Syria by foot and walking back into Kurdistan.
Islamic State militants have taken over their home town of Sinjar.
Officials for the Kurdish regional government say some 20,000 to 30,000 people managed to cross the Iraqi-Syrian border at the weekend.
Caroline Wyatt reports.
12 Aug 2014
- From the section Middle East