Iraq

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Iraq
Object Name: Iraq
Caption: Iraq/Syria september 2014
Crossing the border between Syria and Iraq, close to Mount Sinjar.
The only way to enter the area is to go into syria and take a small corridor into Mount Sinjar, this corridor is Cotrolled by the Syrian Kurds YPG and is very unstable because of daily IS attacks.

The army of Qasim Chesho fight IS around the abandoned villages of zoraba and Ghobal.
This volunteer Yazidi army has yet no name ,and contains all ages and little weapons, it counts around 2000 memebr, half of them armed. Meanwhile they try to fight IS and protect their holy Yazidi places, They are daily attacked by IS.
Byline: evw
Credit: eddy van wessel

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