In Iraq, clashes with IS militants delay evacuation of last Yazidis trapped on Sinjar mountain

December 19, 2014 4:00 PM

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In Iraq, clashes with IS militants delay evacuation of last Yazidis trapped on Sinjar mountain

In this Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 photo, bodies of Islamic State militants killed during fighting on Wednesday, when Kurdish forces pushed towards Sinjar Mountain, lie in a ditch in Koban, Iraq, Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. Iraqi Kurdish forces battling Islamic State militants managed on Thursday to open up a corridor to the mountain so that thousands of people from the country's Yazidi minority who have been trapped there can flee, said a senior Kurdish official. (AP Photo/Dalton Bennett) (The Associated Press)

BAGHDAD – An Iraqi lawmaker says sporadic clashes between Iraqi Kurdish fighters and Islamic State extremists and other logistics problems are delaying the evacuation of the last Yazidis still trapped on Sinjar mountain.

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