Turkmen From Amerli Describe Survival of IS Siege

September 01, 2014 11:29 AM
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Over the past few weeks, hundreds of Shi'ite Turkmen have fled the town of Amerli seeking refuge in the northern city of Kirkuk. Despite recent military gains after U.S. airstrikes that were coordinated with Iraqi and Kurdish forces, the situation remains dire for Amerli's residents. Sebastian Meyer went to Kirkuk for VOA to speak to those who managed to escape.