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Held captive by Islamic State militants in Iraq

The BBC has managed to speak to a Yazidi woman who has been held hostage with her family by Islamic State fighters in Iraq since early August.

She described her desperate situation and said men, older boys and young girls had been taken away by the militants.

More than 5000 Yazidis are still held by IS, many of them children.

Mouna Ba reports from Erbil.

  • 09 Oct 2014
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