Islamic State releases more than 200 captive Yazidis in Iraq

Reuters News
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Posted: Apr 08, 2015 8:54 AM

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State militants freed more than 200 Yazidis it was holding captive in northern Iraq on Wednesday, a Reuters witness said.

All those released were elderly or infirm, and also included two Christians.

(Reporting by Mustafa Mahmoud; Editing by Alison Williams)