Displaced Iraqi children from the minority Yazidi sect play at Sharya camp on the outskirts of Duhok province. Reuters
At the time, Daesh killed Yazidi men en masse, took boys as child soldiers and sold women as "sex slaves," with survivors streaming into ramshackle displacement camps.
The blast also killed four civilians and wounded three members of the Kurdish-led internal security forces known as the Asayish, the source said.
Three of the men have been convicted of Daesh membership and sentenced to death by Iraqi courts, while five have been given life sentences. Four of them told Reuters they were tortured in prison, a claim Reuters was unable to verify.
Col Al Marri said that a Crime Scene Investigation team responded to a report about a girl who had drowned in her family’s one-metre deep hot tub in the jurisdiction area of Bur Dubai Police Station.
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Indonesia warned its citizens of more choking smoke from forest fires on Tuesday as several provinces closed schools due to worsening air quality. An El Nino weather pattern this year has intensified annual dry-season fires,