The militants of the terrorist group Islamic State have killed at least 500 Yazidis and were buried in mass graves, as has denounced told Reuters Iraq’s Minister of Human Rights Muhammad Shia al-Sudani. The minister also said that the Sunnis alive buried some of his victims, including women and children are counted. He added that about 300 women have been abducted and used as slaves.
Meanwhile, the president of Iraqi Kurdistan, Masoud Barzani, has called on the international community to provide weapons to his people in order to strengthen its fight against militants of the Islamic State. In a press conference with French Foreign Minister, Laurent Fabius, Barzani said: “We are not fighting a terrorist organization, but against a terrorist state.”
It was precisely the threat of extermination of the Yazidis which eventually forced President Barack Obama to return to attack Iraq. On Friday the shelling started with F-18s and drones and drones against EI positions near Erbil. The attacks destroyed weapons and equipment of the rebels, according to Obama. Some of the material in the hands of EI is made ??in USA, USA supplied weapons to the armed forces in Iraq and that they have lost during the jihadist offensive in recent months.
American forces on Saturday fired four rounds of attacks jihadist positions for another purpose, to protect the Yezidis, according to a statement from the United States Central Command. Aircraft and drones bombed armored vehicles firing on civilians near Sinjar.
USA has launched several rounds of humanitarian aid, and foods -waters the Yazidis. UK and France join this operation, Obama said after speaking by phone with British Prime Minister David Cameron and French President François Hollande.
Experts from the United States government prepared with allies and with the UN the possible creation of a corridor for refugees escaping from Mount Sinjar. The information arrive in eyedropper.