08/13/2014 03:32 pm ET Updated Aug 13, 2014

US Ground Troops Land On Iraq's Mt Sinjar To Evacuate Trapped Yazidis | World News | Theguardian.com

More than 100 US marines and special forces landed on Mt Sinjar in Iraq on Wednesday to organise an escape route for 30,000 Yazidi civilians threatened by Islamic extremists and worn down by hunger and thirst.

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