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Yazidi commander killed on Iraq's Mount Sinjar

Displaced Iraqi families from the Yazidi community cross into Syria at the Fishkhabur crossing on August 13, 2014Islamic State group jihadists besieging Mount Sinjar in northern Iraq have killed a commander of forces from the Yazidi religious minority defending the area, a fighter said on Thursday. The commander, Al-Sheikh Khayri, had returned from Germany, which has large Yazidi community, to fight, and was killed on Wednesday night, Khalaf Mamu told AFP by telephone. Mamu put the number of fighters defending Mount Sinjar at about 1,200. The Islamic State (IS) group began a renewed push for the mountain on Monday after besieging it earlier in the year.

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