Displaced people from the minority Yezidi sect, who fled the violence in the Iraqi town of Sinjar, make bread at Bajed Kadal refugee camp south west of Dohuk province August 15, 2014. (REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal)
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Jihadists carried out a "massacre" in the northern Iraqi village of Kocho, killing dozens of people, most of them members of the Yezidi religious minority, officials said Saturday.Jihadists from the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS) are carrying out attacks against minorities in Iraq's Ninevah province, prompting tens of thousands of people to flee. In one of the most dramatic chapters of the conflict, the militants stormed the Sinjar area of northwestern Iraq earlier this month prompting tens of thousands of people, many of them Yezidis, to take refugee in the mountains.
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