Middle East

    Iraqi Forces Rescue Civilians Trapped by IS Extremists in Ramadii
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    Sharon Behn
    December 31, 2015 12:52 AM
    The Iraqi Security Forces are starting to evacuate civilians who had been trapped and used as human shields by Islamic extremists in Ramadi. Humanitarian organizations tell VOA’s Sharon Behn that explosives litter the streets, and those escaping have nothing but the clothes on their backs.

    Iraqi Forces Rescue Civilians Trapped by IS Extremists in Ramadi

    Published December 30, 2015

    The Iraqi Security Forces are starting to evacuate civilians who had been trapped and used as human shields by Islamic extremists in Ramadi. Humanitarian organizations tell VOA’s Sharon Behn that explosives litter the streets, and those escaping have nothing but the clothes on their backs.


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