Sinjar after IS



2015, nov, Northern Iraq, City of Sinjar The town of Sinjar has been taken over fromm IS (Isil) by Perschemerka and PYD/Pkk fighters as well as several Yazedi militia. The city is full of boobytraps left by IS, and the town is mainly shot to rubble with bodies liing still around.

2015, nov 21, Northern Iraq, City of Sinjar
Female PKK/PYD fighters at the city center
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2015, nov 21, Northern Iraq, City of Sinjar

Locals are looting the area, there is no way to check who owns the valuables
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2015, nov 21, Northern Iraq, City of Sinjar

The body of a ISIS suicide bomber is still in the armed truck, he was stopped by a sniper, the truck was packet with explosives.
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2015, nov 21, Northern Iraq, City of Sinjar

The body of a ISIS suicide bomber is still in the armed truck, he was stopped by a sniper, the truck was packet with explosives.
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2015, nov 21, Northern Iraq, City of Sinjar

Home made Booby traps made by IS are found everywhere in the city, roads and housed are booby trapped
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2015, nov 21, Northern Iraq, City of Sinjar

Room at an IS frontpost.
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2015, nov 21, Northern Iraq, City of Sinjar

Front line position from IS, the  room is also used to dry clothes IS left without it.
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2015, nov 21, Northern Iraq, City of Sinjar

A car stands were 6 Yazedi people were exectuted by IS during their fled out of the city.
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2015, nov 21, Northern Iraq, City of Sinjar

The town of Sinjar has been taken over from IS (Isil)  by Perschemerka and PYD/Pkk fighters as well as several Yazedi militia.
The city is full of boobytraps left by IS, and the town is mainly shot to rubble with bodies liing still around.
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2015, nov 21, Northern Iraq, City of Sinjar

The body of a dead IS fighter lies between the rubble at the center of Sinjar
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2015, nov 21, Northern Iraq, City of Sinjar
A dead IS fighter body still lies among rubble at the city center.
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2015, nov 21, Northern Iraq, City of Sinjar

A Pkk female fighter put her weapon down to make fire.
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2015, nov 21, Northern Iraq, City of Sinjar

Perschmerka from PUK battalion 111 are going through town that has still many of the IS signs in it.
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2015, nov 21, Northern Iraq, City of Sinjar

The town of Sinjar has been taken over form IS (Isil)  by Perschemerka and PYD/Pkk fighters as well as several Yazedi militia.
The city is full of boobytraps left by IS, and the town is mainly shot to rubble with bodies liing still around.
Iraq
2015, nov 21, Northern Iraq, City of Sinjar

The town of Sinjar has been taken over from IS (Isil)  by Perschemerka and PYD/Pkk fighters as well as several Yazedi militia.
The city is full of boobytraps left by IS, and the town is mainly shot to rubble with bodies liing still around.
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2015, nov 21, Northern Iraq, City of Sinjar

Sheets against sniper fire
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2015, nov 21, Northern Iraq, City of Sinjar

A man cleans his wall that has IS logo's written on it, he repaints the doors in the south east of Sinjar.
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2015, nov 21, Northern Iraq, City of Sinjar

Local KDP office run by Yazedi party members.
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2015, nov 21, Northern Iraq, City of Sinjar

Underground Tunnels dug by IS, a labyrinth of hundreds of meters  tunnels connect the different IS front lines with each other.
The tunnels are well facilitated, with sleeping units, cooking facilities, electrical system and fans to circulate air and heat.
All kind of medicals are founds (IS is known to use drugs during fighting) ,as well as ammunition and a small setup to put TNT into booby traps
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2015, nov 21, Northern Iraq, City of Sinjar

Underground Tunnels dug by IS, a labyrinth of hundreds of meters  tunnels connect the different IS front lines with each other.
The tunnels are well facilitated, with sleeping units, cooking facilities, electrical system and fans to circulate air and heat.
All kind of medicals are founds (IS is known to use drugs during fighting) ,as well as ammunition and a small setup to put TNT into booby traps
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2015, nov 21, Northern Iraq, City of Sinjar

Underground Tunnels dug by IS, a labyrinth of hundreds of meters  tunnels connect the different IS front lines with each other.
The tunnels are well facilitated, with sleeping units, cooking facilities, electrical system and fans to circulate air and heat.
All kind of medicals are founds (IS is known to use drugs during fighting) ,as well as ammunition and a small setup to put TNT into booby traps
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2015, nov 21, Northern Iraq, City of Sinjar

Underground Tunnels dug by IS, a labyrinth of hundreds of meters  tunnels connect the different IS front lines with each other.
The tunnels are well facilitated, with sleeping units, cooking facilities, electrical system and fans to circulate air and heat.
All kind of medicals are founds (IS is known to use drugs during fighting) ,as well as ammunition and a small setup to put TNT into booby traps
Iraq
2015, nov 21, Northern Iraq, City of Sinjar

Underground Tunnels dug by IS, a labyrinth of hundreds of meters  tunnels connect the different IS front lines with each other.
The tunnels are well facilitated, with sleeping units, cooking facilities, electrical system and fans to circulate air and heat.
All kind of medicals are founds (IS is known to use drugs during fighting) ,as well as ammunition and a small setup to put TNT into booby traps
Iraq
2015, nov 21, Northern Iraq, City of Sinjar

Underground Tunnels dug by IS, a labyrinth of hundreds of meters  tunnels connect the different IS front lines with each other.
The tunnels are well facilitated, with sleeping units, cooking facilities, electrical system and fans to circulate air and heat.
All kind of medicals are founds (IS is known to use drugs during fighting) ,as well as ammunition and a small setup to put TNT into booby traps
Iraq
2015, nov 21, Northern Iraq, City of Sinjar

Underground Tunnels dug by IS, a labyrinth of hundreds of meters  tunnels connect the different IS front lines with each other.
The tunnels are well facilitated, with sleeping units, cooking facilities, electrical system and fans to circulate air and heat.
All kind of medicals are founds (IS is known to use drugs during fighting) ,as well as ammunition and a small setup to put TNT into booby traps
Iraq
2015, nov 21, Northern Iraq, City of Sinjar

Underground Tunnels dug by IS, a labyrinth of hundreds of meters  tunnels connect the different IS front lines with each other.
The tunnels are well facilitated, with sleeping units, cooking facilities, electrical system and fans to circulate air and heat.
All kind of medicals are founds (IS is known to use drugs during fighting) ,as well as ammunition and a small setup to put TNT into booby traps
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2015, nov 21, Northern Iraq, City of Sinjar
Mass graves are found after IS has left the city, the grave shown in the image is south east of Sinjar at an industrial area, discovered by locals that were looking for their missing relatives and start digging when they saw some fabrics in the sand.
The unconfirmed story is that they are Yazedi  who refused to convert to Islam.
According to Captain  Achmad Osman, of the 111 perschmerka PUK Brigade they expect to find 70 bodies in there.An investigation on genocide is to look at the graves.
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2015, nov 21, Northern Iraq, City of Sinjar

Mass graves are found after IS has left the city, the grave shown in the image is south east of Sinjar at an industrial area, discovered by locals that were looking for their missing relatives and start digging when they saw some fabrics in the sand.
The unconfirmed story is that they are Yazedi  who refused to convert to Islam.
According to Captain  Achmad Osman, of the 111 perschmerka PUK Brigade they expect to find 70 bodies in there.An investigation on genocide is to look at the graves.
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2015, nov 21, Northern Iraq, City of Sinjar
Mass graves are found after IS has left the city, the grave shown in the image is south east of Sinjar at an industrial area, discovered by locals that were looking for their missing relatives and start digging when they saw some fabrics in the sand.
The unconfirmed story is that they are Yazedi  who refused to convert to Islam.
According to Captain  Achmad Osman, of the 111 perschmerka PUK Brigade they expect to find 70 bodies in there.An investigation on genocide is to look at the graves.
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2015, nov 21, Northern Iraq, City of Sinjar

Highway 47 is the main connecting route between Mosul and Raqqa in Syria. It is now disconnected by the Perschmerka and PKK fighters.
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2015, nov 21, Northern Iraq, City of Sinjar

Highway 47 is the main connecting route between Mosul and Raqqa in Syria. It is now disconnected by the Perschmerka and PKK fighters.
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2015, nov 21, Northern Iraq, City of Sinjar

Perschmerka soldiers try to stay warm at the checkpoints now that the winter is coming.
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2015, nov 21, Northern Iraq, City of Sinjar

Highway 47 is the main connecting route between Mosul and Raqqa in Syria. It is now disconnected by the Perschmerka and PKK fighters.
At night a soldier checks outgoing traffic.
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