Yazidi Children Held By Islamic State Found in Hospital Basement in Mosul

StoryfulNewsPublished: June 30, 20172 views
Published: June 30, 2017

Dozens of civilians, including Yazidi children, taken as hostages by Islamic State, were found in a basement in the public hospital to the north of Old Mosul on June 29, according to reports. Local media said that four Yazidi children from Sinjar, kidnapped by Islamic State, were found and freed by Iraqi forces. These videos were shared by an Iraqi army officer, Mohammed Khazal, and are described as showing a group of children, elderly people, and people with disabilities, including Yazidis, who were held by Islamic State in Mosul. The elderly man in the first video says that he is Christian and from the town of Bashiqa. Credit: Mohammed Khazal via Storyful

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