As President Obama hails the “success” of U.S. airstrikes to help free stranded Yazidi on Mount Sinjar, Kurdish officials and Yazidi refugees tell a different story. They warn of a “continued humanitarian disaster”.
Christine van den Toorn is on-the-ground in Sulaymaniyah, Iraqi Kurdistan. She’s been spending time in Iraqi towns like Shariya, that are swelling with refugees and displaced people. She’ll update us on conditions.
(AP Photo/ Khalid Mohammed)