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Official Says Nearly 3,100 Abducted Yazidis Still Held Captive by ISIS

Nearly 3,100 Ezidis abducted by Islamic State (ISIS) militants still remain in captivity, a Kurdish official said on Friday.

Head of the Ezidi Abductees Affairs Office Hussein Qaidi told NRT that 3,312 Ezidis had been rescued from the militants since ISIS attack on Sinjar and Nineveh Plains on August 3, 2014.

“The main reason that we could not rescue all the abductees is that the Iraqi government has not helped us in this matter. This is a reason why there are still our families in ISIS captivity,” he added.

Read more at NRT TV

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